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#FuturesTrades January 3rd Wednesday 2007 Trade Log

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Profit/Loss Statement

Today the volatility just died after 1030am est along with the volume drop.

I had a little hesitation in my first trade that caused a chaser by 0.4 ticks resulting in a poor entry after the pattern signal.

Other than that, nothing worth today discussing besides just to let all readers know our new discussion forum is now ready to join even though it still needs a little more updating via transferring over key messages from the old ezboard.

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Today's results (real money and simulator trading) shown above are that of NihabaAshi only. To see his total accumulated points for the month of January...click here. To see results for the months of 2007 and prior years...click here.

Commentary by M.A. Perry (a.k.a. NihabaAshi)  
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Note: Each month there are a few trading days that we consider to involve interconnecting key price action of different markets and such is represented by a particular type of price action from one of the key markets. You can view the charts and their clues that's associated with the key price action at our key market archives.

  

Session Start: Wed Jan 03 08:55:01 2007Session Ident: #futurestrades
* Now  #FuturesTrades purpose and benefits...click here. 08:55
<X> [NihabaAshi] #FuturesTrades info @ http://www.thestrategylab.com/FuturesTradesChatRoom.htm and trade log archives @ http://www.thestrategylab.com/RecentTrades.htm
<PapaJon> gm all09:29
<eminitrader> morn all ..happy new yaer09:31
<Chilly> gm folks
<X>  #FuturesTrades Info -> Chat room for realtime trade posting by traders of Emini Futures (ER2, ES, NQ, YM), EuroFX Futures (EC), Eurex Derivatives (DAX, ESTX50), Euronext Futures (FTSE100, CAC40), Treasury Futures (ZF, ZN, ZB), NYMEX Futures (CL, NG, HO, QM) and Exchange Traded Funds (DIA, GLD, IWM, OIH, QQQQ, SPY)09:32
<NihabaAshi>  Long ER2 @ 800.00 -> large size 09:33

Exited ER2 Long @ 799.70 --> - 0.3 09:35

Reverse and Enter Short ER2 @ 799.70

Covered ER2 Short @ 800.10 --> - 0.4 09:38

Reverse and Enter Long ER2 @ 800.10

I'm getting chopped here a little.

Exited 2/3 ER2 Long @ 800.80 --> + 0.7 09:39

Long ER2 @ 801.00 -> Add 09:40

Exited ER2 Long @ 801.20 --> + 1.3 09:43

Holding 3 contracts from 800.00
<RussellDaytrade>  Shorts ER2 @ 801 paper
<NihabaAshi> Also, that's a +0.20 on that ADD and not a +1.309:44
<AmazingJason>  Shorts ER2 @ 800.50 09:45
<GoodMood>  Shorts ES @ 1794.25 09:46

NQ09:47

Covered NQ Short @ 1324.75 --> + 469.5
<NihabaAshi>  Exited Remainder ER2 Long @ 800.40 --> + 0.3
   
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<GoodMood> oh

sorry
<eminitrader>  Shorts ES @ 1435
<NihabaAshi> I tried hard to stay in that Long after the initial poor entry...the ADD I did later gave me a little cushion but it wasn't good enough :(09:48
<GoodMood>  Covered all NQ Short @ 1792.25 --> + 2
<RussellDaytrade>  Covered all ER2 Short @ 799.6 --> + 1.4 paper 09:49
<AmazingJason>  Covered 1/2 ER2 Short @ 798.80 --> + 1.7
<pat255> gm all..09:52

@office ....:(
<eminitrader>  Covered 1/2 ES Short @ 1433.50 --> + 1.5 09:54
<AmazingJason>  Covered Remainder ER2 Short @ 797.90 --> + 2.6 09:55
<pat255> vn guys...
meetings all am..lol
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<eminitrader> is it out B ?09:57
<NihabaAshi>  Shorts ER2 @ 798.30 -> small size
<Brutus> no 10:00
<eminitrader> k

so thats the expected range
<Brutus> expected and previous09:58
<eminitrader>  Covered Remainder ES Short @ 1432 --> + 3 09:59
<AmazingJason> whip city10:00
<eminitrader> k thx B
<NihabaAshi> Weird price action so far over the last 2 mins.10:01
Covered ER2 Short @ 799.30 --> - 1
Reverse and Enter Long ER2 @ 799.30
<RussellDaytrade>  Shorts ER2 @ 799.4 paper 10:02

Covered all ER2 Short @ 799.3 --> + 0.1 paper 10:03
<NihabaAshi>  Exited all ER2 Long @ 799.40 --> + 0.1
Long ER2 @ 799.10 -> medium size 10:04
Long ER2 @ 799.50 -> Add 10:05
<AmazingJason> not going long here, but possible continuation upwards

think we'll test last highs10:06
<NihabaAshi> I'm still bullish for the opening but the chop isn't allowing any decent entries and its reducing my chance to endure the wiggles.10:08
I'm getting some strange quotes in FutureSource and my Qcharts not keeping up :(10:11
<pat255> k guys another meeting ..later ty all10:12
<AmazingJason> ER2 trying10:13
<yvberj> Happy New Year everyone. Haven't been around for awhile, but should be gettin back in again.
<RussellDaytrade>  Shorts ER2 @ 800.5 paper 10:14
patience may be the key on this one, could launch
<NihabaAshi>  Exited 2/3 ER2 Long @ 801.50 --> + 2 10:15

That's +2.40 on 4 contracts and not +2

Holding 2 contracts remainders10:16

Exited ER2 Long @ 802.80 --> + 3.7 10:17

Holding 1 contract remainder

That's a +3.3 and not +3.710:18
  
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<yvberj> President speaking. Let's see whathe doesto the mkt.10:20
<NihabaAshi> Bush on TV???10:23

:(

If volatility in EuroFX and the US Dollar can decline a little more...10:28

I may be able to catch an ER2 exit around 804.20

There's a resistance zone up there...good place to dump it...will need some help from other markets.10:29

Exited Remainder ER2 Long @ 801.50 --> + 2.4 10:42

Trailing stop picked off :(
<X>  #FuturesTrades Info -> Chat room for realtime trade posting by traders of Emini Futures (ER2, ES, NQ, YM), EuroFX Futures (EC), Eurex Derivatives (DAX, ESTX50), Euronext Futures (FTSE100, CAC40), Treasury Futures (ZF, ZN, ZB), NYMEX Futures (CL, NG, HO, QM) and Exchange Traded Funds (DIA, GLD, IWM, OIH, QQQQ, SPY)10:44
<werner> niha-all, the best for 2007
* Retrieving #futurestrades modes...10:48
<NihabaAshi> Thanks werner and you too.10:50
<RussellDaytrade>  Covered all ER2 Short @ 800.7 --> - 0.2 paper
<eminitrader> like u said .RD --patience :)10:51
<Brutus> How much is NQ $/tick ?10:52
<RussellDaytrade> entry just a little off, (understatement)...

nq tick is $5.0010:53
<GoodMood> thats $20 per point
<RussellDaytrade> thx EM
<Brutus> Run on NQ was a nice short setup10:54
<yvberj> Sht. ER 802.00 covered 800.9
* NihabaAshi is now known as NihabaAshi_away10:56
<RussellDaytrade> a great 2007 to everyone10:57
* codehead_afk is now known as codehead11:16
<werner> thnx russel, same too you11:36
<RussellDaytrade> crystal ball reading anyone? next day or so?11:51
<X>  #FuturesTrades Info -> Chat room for realtime trade posting by traders of Emini Futures (ER2, ES, NQ, YM), EuroFX Futures (EC), Eurex Derivatives (DAX, ESTX50), Euronext Futures (FTSE100, CAC40), Treasury Futures (ZF, ZN, ZB), NYMEX Futures (CL, NG, HO, QM) and Exchange Traded Funds (DIA, GLD, IWM, OIH, QQQQ, SPY)11:56
<Brutus> Hard to tell RD With FOMC. WIll have to see the reaction to it We may test lows/close gap before more upside. But bullish overall for next couple days. All the best for 2007 :)11:58
<RussellDaytrade> payrolls friday pre-open, not tomorrow, correction13:03
<X>  #FuturesTrades Info -> Chat room for realtime trade posting by traders of Emini Futures (ER2, ES, NQ, YM), EuroFX Futures (EC), Eurex Derivatives (DAX, ESTX50), Euronext Futures (FTSE100, CAC40), Treasury Futures (ZF, ZN, ZB), NYMEX Futures (CL, NG, HO, QM) and Exchange Traded Funds (DIA, GLD, IWM, OIH, QQQQ, SPY)13:08
<venedom> c u all tomorrow or next week thanks and happy and profitable 200713:44
<Chilly> 3 minutes to FOMC minutes13:56
<pdays> out14:00
<RussellDaytrade> well. i'll be!14:03
Long ER2 @ 794.1 paper 14:04
Long ER2 @ 794.1 paper
oops, double order
Exited 1/2 ER2 Long @ 794.1 --> 0 paper
<pat255> hi all...wow mkt gave up14:05

gl...

S 790.414:13

out 790..14:15
<X>  #FuturesTrades Info -> Chat room for realtime trade posting by traders of Emini Futures (ER2, ES, NQ, YM), EuroFX Futures (EC), Eurex Derivatives (DAX, ESTX50), Euronext Futures (FTSE100, CAC40), Treasury Futures (ZF, ZN, ZB), NYMEX Futures (CL, NG, HO, QM) and Exchange Traded Funds (DIA, GLD, IWM, OIH, QQQQ, SPY)14:20
<werner> gn all14:42
<yvberj> Sht. ER 790.00 covered 786.0014:47
<yvberj> Hope you all had a good day. Hopefully we can have another one tomorrow.15:48
  
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<RussellDaytrade>  Exited all ER2 Long @ 793 --> - 1.1 paper 15:51

a little early on that buy.
<Awash> .17:24
* DisconnectedSession Close: Wed Jan 03 18:46:51 200718:46
  

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