Posts by Pete

will they play well together

»Posted by on Nov 30, 2018 in Announcements, Shop Talk, Uncategorized | 0 comments

will they play well together

  At 8:00 PM CT Thursday markets are, as expected, pretty quiet as traders just even things up in front of G20. There will be no doubt some kind of knee jerk reactions if anything material leaks out regarding China Trade Talks. Media will be competing to post the “Latest Breaking News” even if it isn’t verified so be cautious. I think it is likely that you’ll hear “we’re making progress with China” and no substantial detail will be conveyed regarding a deal being struck. That in itself will have them selling a nothing story enthusiastically. Stay safe and trade solid fundamentals and not the “you heard it here first” game. If you have to trade maybe scalp around straddles but personally I would save my bullets. It’s the last business...

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a whole bunch of stuff going on wednesday

»Posted by on Nov 28, 2018 in Announcements, Shop Talk, Uncategorized | 0 comments

a whole bunch of stuff going on wednesday

Let’s see… where should we start? MBA Mortgage Apps 7:00 AM EST Corporate Profits 8:30 AM EST International Trade 8:30 AM EST (Expected to widen to -76.9% from a revised -76.3) Q3 GDP Estimates 8:30 AM EST (Expected to be unchanged at 3.5% from the first reading) Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index 10:00 AM EST (Also Expected to be unchanged at 15) State Street Investor Confidence 10:00 AM EST New Home Sales 10:00 AM EST (Expected to jump to 575,000 from a weak 553,000 previously) EIA Petroleum Status Report 10:30 AM EST At Noon EST all will focus on Chairman Powell’s speech (I posed an opinion some time back that maybe the Fed should hold off in 2019 for a bit and let the 2018 hikes work their way deeper into the economy. That opinion hasn’t changed...

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don’t you love cyber monday

»Posted by on Nov 26, 2018 in Announcements, Shop Talk, Uncategorized | 0 comments

don’t you love cyber monday

  Look what Cyber Savings are being offered. Take advantage of cyber savings. Through Quant Trade’s affiliation with Topstep Trader it is possible for you to have a fully funded prop account at a discount right now along with a k.i.s.s. (Keep It Simple System) You can pick your market, run optimizations, do a backtest, and start trading. Get started...

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cyber savings

»Posted by on Nov 26, 2018 in Announcements, Shop Talk, Uncategorized | 0 comments

cyber savings

    Take advantage of cyber savings from Fractal Finance and Through Quant Trade’s affiliation with Topstep Trader. It is possible for you to have a fully funded prop account at a discount right now along with a k.i.s.s. (Keep It Simple System) You can pick your market, run optimizations, do a backtest, and start trading. Look what Cyber Savings are being offered. A ROXI Cyber Kiss  

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hey fed watchers!

»Posted by on Nov 25, 2018 in Announcements, Shop Talk, Uncategorized | 0 comments

hey fed watchers!

  See what the Fed is watching Monday: 8:30 EST is the Chicago Fed National Activity Index: A weighted average of 85 existing monthly indicators tracking national economic activity. It is another tool to measure overall growth. Consensus Level .20 vs. the .17 read last month 10:30 EST is the Dallas Fed Manufacturing Survey which tracks factory activity in Texas on a monthly basis. The Treasury Markets are sensitive to this release as it can signal the direction of inflation influencing Fed Policy. General Activity Index Consensus 28.6 coming off a previous reading of 29.4 Source: CME...

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