More S&P Symmetry

The S&P500 is getting very close to the potential upside target for this move at 1440; this is also the year-end target for many stock analysts. Things should start to happen very soon. 

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2 Great E-Mini S&P 500 Futures Trades & I’m Still Long

So far today (4/2/2012) has been a fantastic trading day. The first long trade occurred at 10:06am ET at 1404.25 and the profit objective was hit 12 minutes later at 1407.75. The second long trade occurred at 10:39am ET at 1505.25 and the remaining portion of my position was just taken out at 1414.75 at 12:18pm ET. Not a bad day so far, why don’t you watch the video to see exactly how it was done and how you can do the same thing in your own trading. Have a profitable day and I hope this helps you.

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Defending your Frown with a Smile!

If you look at the profit & loss curve of most of our positions that we trade, they look like a frown. How can we defend those positions so that we are smiling by the end of the Options cycle?

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2 Forex Trades & Another LIVE E-Mini S&P 500 Short Trade at 10:03am ET This Morning

Today I go through two trades on the Forex currencies; the British Pound/US Dollar and the Australian Dollar/Japanese Yen for you to take a look at and learn from. I then walk you through a LIVE E-Mini S&P 500 futures short trade that was put on at 10:03am ET. You will learn exactly why I put on the trade and what my first profit target was and how I trailed down my stop with the remaining quarter of my position. Have a profitable day and I hope this helps you in your own trading.

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Great Short Trade This Morning on AAPL Stock

Today I do something a little different by showing you a fantastic trade to the short side on Apple stock (AAPL). You’ll see that it doesn’t matter what market I’m trading, the same trading principles and strategies apply…with real good success. A chart is a chart is a chart, I don’t care what it is, as long as it has liquidity and there’s volatility, I will go ahead and trade it. The important thing to remember here is that the trading methods you use must be robust enough to work on all markets and all time frames. And those are exactly the type of trading strategies we use here at Trading Concepts. Have a great day and hope this helps you in your trading.

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Check your Calendar! (Spread)

What is a Calendar Spread and why would we use one versus our usual Vertical spreads that build our Iron Condors?

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What’s next for the S&P?

Here are some levels that we need to watch in the short term on the S&P to determine if this will become a daily pullback, or evolve into a Weekly pullback. (which would be deeper)  

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Watch This Short E-Mini Futures Trade This Morning

Since there was a live E-Mini futures trade this morning on the short side right at 10:06am ET I decided to record it for you. I thought you would be able to learn a little something from it so I truly hope this helps you in your own trading. Then I go through a daily chart to show you what I think is setting up on a little larger time frame. Have a profitable day and I hope this helps you.

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Boring times Ahead?

There’s really not much energy left to sustain this current uptrend, although the Monthly chart is still pulling everything behind it. The “children” are tired, however, and we might need to hold up and retrace/rest for a month or so before further upside will be seen.

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E-Mini S&P 500 Futures & Forex Recap & Current Trades

Today I discuss what happened in the market after I finished yesterdays video and exactly what the trades were yesterday after I finished the video. I also go through the major Forex currency pairs and show you what trades are still on and what looks to be setting up, so you can attempt to take advantage of what I’m seeing. I hope this helps you in your own trading.

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