Category Archives: Jinx

Want Quick Profit? BBBY

So I hold a small amount of SPXU bearish ETF while expecting the market to grind higher.  The market was going higher and yesterday RIGHT before the close I saw a posting on a forum from a worthy trader: Look … Continue reading

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Couldn’t Sit Tight

I had run out of patience in this market and could not sit tight today.  According to Jesse Livermore, this is how one would beat himself.  Here’s a living example: I saw a tweet about DMND down over 20%.  I … Continue reading

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Jinx Is Alive and Well

As I have discovered and blogged this morning, my 200 day EMA (as well as SMA) for SPY has been askew, as least with respect to the main stream numbers a la stockcharts.com.   It doesn’t matter who’s right because … Continue reading

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Utterly Defeated

This is not going to be pleasant.  It’s going to be my much needed self-defeating whining session before I resort to doing something physically destructive. The EU Sovereign meeting finally came out with a definitive decision on the Greece bail … Continue reading

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Jinx Isn’t Exclusively Mine

I know it’s probably more wide spread than I know it, that jinx plagues on other traders, too.  It’s just that I don’t get to read them.  Today TheFly documented his and vented his anger on his blog. (Caution: rated … Continue reading

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Nothing Would Work All The Time But…

OK, so I just gave myself some liberty to day-trade as of yesterday.  This morning I tried a few things that I preached and that worked before.  Of course, nothing would work all the time.  That’s why money management a … Continue reading

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Constant Struggle, and the Plan

Today the market rocketed higher because the policy makers assured that Greece will be spared from default.  It really doesn’t matter what the news is, if the market wants to go up, it will find a news to go up. … Continue reading

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