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 Post subject: September 30th Friday - Futures, ETFs and Forex Currencies
 Post Posted: Fri Sep 30, 2011 10:40 pm 
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#FuturesTrades is free along with being a serious professional trading chat room and any trader can use the chat room to post their trades or commentaries involving futures, exchange traded funds or forex currencies. Further, although our chat room is smaller than the other popular chat rooms...we are the most active chat room in posting trades or market commentaries involving futures, exchange traded funds or forex currencies in comparison to other free chat rooms.

#FuturesTrades is designed to be a trade journal for documentation purposes only so that members can have a real time stamp archive of trades and market commentaries of each trading day so that they can better understand their broker statements from one trade to the next trade when they review their performance numbers on any given trading day.

In addition, we welcome all traders with their own methods or different perspective of the markets to help keep the chat room diversified...posting trades or market commentaries. Also, if you're looking for real-time education in the chat room involving price action only trading (profitably trading without indicators)...you need to contact us to schedule price action only trading real-time discussions. We'll then have one on one (private) real-time price action only trading discussions with you while you're using #FuturesTrades real-time chat room to prevent distractions in the chat room with other members that are using different trading methods in comparison to us. However, you must first download and learn our free study guide at a different forum @ TSL Support Forum * http://www.thestrategylab.com/tsl/forum/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=180

With that said, thanks for reading the trades or market commentaries that's below and we highly recommend you make reading of the logs a part of your trading routine because you will sometimes find useful trade information not discussed anywhere else online nor in any books if you're not interested in scheduling one on one (private) real-time price action only trading education discussions. To gain access to #FuturesTrades chat room...please follow the instructions @ FTCHAT Support Forum * http://www.thestrategylab.com/ftchat/forum/viewforum.php?f=5

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Session Start: Fri Sep 30 08:46:32 2011
Session Ident: #FuturesTrades
[08:46:32] * Now talking in #FuturesTrades
[08:46:32] <@X> [TheStrategyLab.com] chat room archives @ viewforum.php?f=20
[08:53:59] <@X> #FuturesTrades Info -> Chat room for traders of Emini Futures (EMD, TF, ES, NQ, YM), EuroFX Futures (6E, EC), Eurex/Euronext Futures (DAX, ESTX50, FTSE100, CAC40), Treasury Futures (ZF, ZN, ZB), NYMEX Futures (CL, NG, HO, QM), Exchange Traded Funds (DIA, GLD, IWM, OIH, XLE, QQQQ, SPY) and Forex Currencies
[09:21:04] <golface15> .
[09:30:14] <drt> gm all
[09:30:20] <+golface15> gm
[09:30:23] <pat255> gm all
[09:32:48] <+pat255> guess greece is in trouble?
[09:33:30] <+pat255> yesterday low coming on es
[09:34:57] <+pat255> no turkey this year ..:(
[09:36:19] <+pat255> PMI #s coming 10 mins
[09:43:10] <+pat255> it's end of quarter. they gonna juice this
[09:50:48] <@wrbtrader> Good morning all
[09:50:56] <+golface15> gm
[09:50:58] <+pat255> gm N
[09:51:11] <+pat255> S 37.5 paper
[09:52:29] <+pat255> out -1.25
[09:55:28] <+pat255> green's coming?
[09:57:09] <+pat255> wow es moving like TF
[09:59:26] <+pat255> L 35.5
[09:59:29] <+pat255> es
[10:00:01] <+pat255> out -1t
[10:00:10] <+pat255> geez
Quote:
[10:00:52] <@wrbtrader> Similar to the opening the other day
[10:01:04] <@wrbtrader> lots of chopping around
[10:01:17] <+pat255> y
[10:05:43] <@wrbtrader> Reminder - Today is the last trading day of the quarter.

[10:05:50] <+pat255> y
[10:06:05] <+pat255> may juice it up ..
[10:06:24] <@wrbtrader> Also, today is contract rollover for the Hang Seng futures and NIFTY futures from U contract to V contract
[10:06:51] <@wrbtrader> Actually, it was last night :)
[10:07:52] <@wrbtrader> Long Emini TF @ 654.40 -> small size
[10:07:59] <@wrbtrader> 3 contracts
[10:08:08] <@wrbtrader> late into this one
[10:08:28] <@wrbtrader> Exited all Emini TF Long @ 653.90 --> - 0.5
[10:14:08] <@wrbtrader> Shorts Emini TF @ 652.10 -> small size
[10:14:17] <@wrbtrader> 3 contracts
[10:15:56] <@wrbtrader> Covered all Emini TF Short @ 653.70 --> - 1.6
[10:16:22] <+pat255> S 43.5
[10:18:00] <+pat255> out +1
[10:18:20] <@wrbtrader> Long Emini TF @ 653.00 -> small size
[10:18:26] <+pat255> not dropping
[10:18:27] <@wrbtrader> 3 contracts
[10:20:17] <@wrbtrader> WRB pt1 reached
[10:20:24] <+pat255> vn
[10:20:34] <@wrbtrader> Exited all Emini TF Long @ 656.00 --> + 3
[10:21:00] <@X> #FuturesTrades Info -> Chat room for traders of Emini Futures (EMD, TF, ES, NQ, YM), EuroFX Futures (6E, EC), Eurex/Euronext Futures (DAX, ESTX50, FTSE100, CAC40), Treasury Futures (ZF, ZN, ZB), NYMEX Futures (CL, NG, HO, QM), Exchange Traded Funds (DIA, GLD, IWM, OIH, XLE, QQQQ, SPY) and Forex Currencies
[10:22:23] <@wrbtrader> Emini futures trying very hard to go into a "creeper up movement".
[10:22:41] <+pat255> y
[10:22:48] <+pat255> not playing S
[10:32:58] <@wrbtrader> $VXX still stuck in the range of yesterdays last 30 mins of price action @ http://stocktwits.com/symbol/VXX
[10:42:48] <+pat255> back to the lows
[10:42:55] <+pat255> any news on grecce?
[10:49:30] <T4n_paper> James Bullard Speaks
[10:49:31] <+T4n_paper> 11:00 AM ET
[10:49:54] <+T4n_paper> That may move somthing
[10:55:41] <intowin> Long Emini YM @ 77
[11:04:07] <@wrbtrader> I'm very surprise that this "volatility contraction" has persisted so long :(
[11:08:53] <+intowin> Exited all Emini YM Long @ 98 --> + 21
[11:51:00] <@X> #FuturesTrades Info -> Chat room for traders of Emini Futures (EMD, TF, ES, NQ, YM), EuroFX Futures (6E, EC), Eurex/Euronext Futures (DAX, ESTX50, FTSE100, CAC40), Treasury Futures (ZF, ZN, ZB), NYMEX Futures (CL, NG, HO, QM), Exchange Traded Funds (DIA, GLD, IWM, OIH, XLE, QQQQ, SPY) and Forex Currencies
[12:02:22] <+T4n_paper> Long TF @ 656.2 -> medium size «« simulator »»
[12:03:18] <+T4n_paper> Exited TF Long @ 656.5 --> + 0.3 «« simulator »»
[12:09:47] <+T4n_paper> Shorts TF @ 655.1 -> large size «« simulator »»
[12:10:40] <+T4n_paper> Covered 1/3 TF Short @ 654.6 --> + 0.5 «« simulator »»
[12:12:47] <+T4n_paper> Covered 1/3 TF Short @ 653.8 --> + 1.3 «« simulator »»
[12:18:12] <+T4n_paper> Covered Remainder TF Short @ 653.5 --> + 1.6 «« simulator »»
[12:32:59] <@wrbtrader> You can see the merits of trading today (not good) via watching the 15 min chart of the Emini futures (e.g. TF) or Eurex futures (e.g. DAX) or any other typical volatile trading instrument.
[12:33:15] <@wrbtrader> Simply, very little trade opportunities today.
[12:33:59] <+T4n_paper> I have noticed the relatively low volatility
[12:34:24] <+T4n_paper> but during some times of the year, this would be a high vol day
[12:35:49] <+T4n_paper> No scheduled news for the remainder of the day
[12:36:07] <+T4n_paper> also a low volatility sign
[12:37:04] <+T4n_paper> And it's friday
Quote:
[12:37:10] <@wrbtrader> The only good thing about a "low volatility" trading day like this that's stuck "inside of the range of yesterday's last 30 mins of trading"...
[12:37:22] <@wrbtrader> It will setup a nice trading day the following day.
[12:37:55] <@wrbtrader> Thus, I'm now expecting a good trading day on Monday assuming today stays "inside of the range of yesterday's last 30 mins of trading".

[12:38:40] <+T4n_paper> could make a break
[12:38:50] <+T4n_paper> there it is
[12:39:44] <+T4n_paper> Sure did'nt last long
[13:21:01] <@X> #FuturesTrades Info -> Chat room for traders of Emini Futures (EMD, TF, ES, NQ, YM), EuroFX Futures (6E, EC), Eurex/Euronext Futures (DAX, ESTX50, FTSE100, CAC40), Treasury Futures (ZF, ZN, ZB), NYMEX Futures (CL, NG, HO, QM), Exchange Traded Funds (DIA, GLD, IWM, OIH, XLE, QQQQ, SPY) and Forex Currencies
[13:24:36] <@wrbtrader> It's 1:25pm est and the key markets are still range bound.
[13:30:51] <+pat255> Fri PM is always slow and boring ..just got back from lunch
[13:31:17] <+intowin> Long Emini YM @ 984
[13:56:03] <+T4n_paper> Dirtay
[14:00:08] <+intowin> Exited all Emini YM Long @ 986 --> + 2
[14:00:46] <+intowin> nothing like leaving fourty points on the table lol
[14:07:10] <+T4n_paper> Vol spike
[14:40:22] <+T4n_paper> Long TF @ 648.2 -> medium size «« simulator »»
[14:40:26] <+T4n_paper> Exited 1/2 TF Long @ 649.6 --> + 1.4 «« simulator »»
[14:40:49] <+T4n_paper> meant 649.5
[14:41:24] <+T4n_paper> stop is .1, letting it ride as long as i can
[14:48:26] <+T4n_paper> Exited Remainder TF Long @ 648.3 --> + 0.1 «« simulator »»
[14:51:01] <@X> #FuturesTrades Info -> Chat room for traders of Emini Futures (EMD, TF, ES, NQ, YM), EuroFX Futures (6E, EC), Eurex/Euronext Futures (DAX, ESTX50, FTSE100, CAC40), Treasury Futures (ZF, ZN, ZB), NYMEX Futures (CL, NG, HO, QM), Exchange Traded Funds (DIA, GLD, IWM, OIH, XLE, QQQQ, SPY) and Forex Currencies
[16:00:51] <@wrbtrader> I took the afternoon off from trading...had a great month...didn't take any days off.
[16:01:02] <@wrbtrader> I just took it easy today
[16:01:15] <@wrbtrader> Take care all and have a safe/good weekend.
[16:01:21] * wrbtrader is now known as wrbtrader_away
[16:18:02] <@X> #FuturesTrades Info -> Chat room for traders of Emini Futures (EMD, TF, ES, NQ, YM), EuroFX Futures (6E, EC), Eurex/Euronext Futures (DAX, ESTX50, FTSE100, CAC40), Treasury Futures (ZF, ZN, ZB), NYMEX Futures (CL, NG, HO, QM), Exchange Traded Funds (DIA, GLD, IWM, OIH, XLE, QQQQ, SPY) and Forex Currencies
Session Close: Fri Sep 30 22:01:36 2011

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#FuturesTrades is free and is a serious professional trading chat room in which any trader can use the chat room to post their trades or commentaries involving futures, exchange traded funds or forex currencies. Simply, you don't need to be a client of TheStrategyLab.com to use the chat room nor do you need to be a price action only trader (no indicators) because some members use indicators while others do not.

Therefore, we welcome all traders with their own trade signal methods, different perspective of the markets and different experience levels. To gain access to #FuturesTrades...please follow the instructions at the below link.

http://www.thestrategylab.com/ftchat/forum/viewforum.php?f=5

The purpose of #FuturesTrades is that it's designed to be a trade journal for documentation purposes only so that members can have a time stamp archive of trades and market commentaries of each trading day so that they can better understand their broker statements from one trade to the next trade when they review their performance numbers on any given trading day.

Further, members are not obligated to educate nor help other members but members are encourage to ask questions about any trades or market commentaries that's posted by others because sometimes the answers contains useful trading tips.

In addition, our primary job in the free chat room is to moderate the room (keep the peace) because with so many members using different trade signal methods along with different opinions about the market...debates or arguments can easily flare up without moderating. In addition, our presence in the chat room is to ensure it's a spam free chat room during trading although these archived chat logs may contain advertisements for guest visitors.

Commonly discussed trading instruments from futures, exchange traded funds and forex currencies:

Image CME Emini Futures EMD, ES and NQ

Image ICE Emini TF Futures (formerly CME ER2)

Image CBOT mini-sized Dow Futures YM

Image Eurex Index Derivatives (futures) DAX and DJ Euro Stoxx50

Image Eurex Fixed Income Derivatives (futures) BUND, BOBL and Schatz

Image Euronext Futures FTSE-100 and CAC-40

Image CME Futures EuroFX 6E and EC

Image Treasury Futures T-Notes ZT, ZN, ZF and T-Bonds ZB

Image Forex Currencies GbpUsd, EurUsd, EurYen and UsdCad

Image Exchange Traded Funds VXX, DIA, IWM, QQQQ, SPY, BGU, FAS, FAZ, TNA, OIH, XLE and GLD

Image NYMEX Energy Futures Light Crude Oil CL, Brent Crude Oil BRN, e-miNY QM and Natural Gas NG

Image COMEX Metal Futures Gold GC, mini-Gold YG, Copper HG and Silver SI

Image S&P CNX NIFTY Futures

Image Hang Seng Index Futures HSI and mini-Hang Seng MHI

Also, to prevent the usual mix-up about our different chat rooms, most of our fee-base clients do not use chat rooms just like most retail traders do not use chat rooms. Yet, the few clients that do use chat rooms, our fee-base clients are discussing market analysis or price action only trade signals via concepts from our strategies in the private chat rooms called #VolatilityTradingTSL or #SwingTradingTSL and they're not allowed to do such in #FuturesTrades.

Reminder, our Terms of Use (TOU) Policy is a must read to prevent any misunderstandings along with revealing that #FuturesTrades is a serious professional trading chat room and we expect members to act professional. Also, these logs may have been edited (rarely) to remove any messages that a member has complained to me via private message that they consider a particular commentary to be inappropriate, offending or too far in the off topic area that's a distraction when the commentary was posted.

Note: All logs regardless to their location at TheStrategyLab.com website are eastern standard time.

Best Regards,
M.A. Perry
Trader and Founder of WRB Analysis (wide range body/wide range bar analysis)
Price Action Trading (no technical indicators)
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