Aug 302016
 

BUY /LEZ6 @107.15

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The big johnson candle. DEC Live Cattle. The price action today was nuts. Going into the close there was major buying following a slow depressing grind lower. Looks like a head fake break down there. Go long!

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I’ve been catching some good trades on Cattle and Hogs at these low levels but I haven’t been posting them. Kinda chilling out on the Market Trade posts. I did long lean hogs though recently and I’m in the red. Look for big moves off the harvest lows dudes!!!  With all the commods on lows they should make monster moves to the up side VERY soon.
Don’t forget I’m watching December contracts! You need to be able to take a ton of pain. Like a kick in the nuts. For example I was already in cattle this morning so I was down around $450 before they rallied it into the close. Ended up with $500 positive and hopefully we’ll see a lot more big players step in for tomorrows trade after they take notice of this price action.

nutcrush

9/6/16 – BUY /LEZ6 @103
I’m getting fucking hosed. I made a perfect trade for a day and didn’t take it off. DOH! Just added 1 more. Man, good think I got balls of titanium. This is really something you should never do. My brain keeps telling me to stay in the trade because of certain levels on the big picture. How much lower can it go?  Shit I don’t know but I guess it’s good for the poor cows if those stupid cow Nazi’s can’t farm them no more.

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9/8/16 – Holy fuck! These god dam bastards keep trying to shake everyone out. It’s like they literally hold traders by their ankle upside down and shake every last penny out of them. So I’m noticing a couple things about the cattle trades and looking at the big picture you’ll notice that we are pretty much on the lower value area of the all the collected volume from the last 10 years. Looks like Feeder Cattle (GF) has a little more room for downside but the Live Cattle (LE) has already hit what seems to be the bottom sitting well below the 10 year lower value area.

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So I’m holding my Live Cattle and getting hammered on it. I feel like the Michael Burry from the story “The Big Short” when he holds his position for a long long time while the crooks on Wall Street jack the market and he gets crushed in the process until the trade finally turns his direction. I need to dig out my heavy metal albums I think. I’m ready to double my position when these fucking assholes push it even lower. So folks, if you learn anything from this trade it is wait for the trade to “turn and confirm” and don’t try and catch the falling knife.

9/9/16 – SOLD/LEZ6 @104.975

9/12/16 – So I put a limit order to get out of one of my contracts right around my average which got filled Friday. I did have to pay up for it by just a few but it was worth it because the 105 seemed like it had a little resistance and in case they crushed it again I wanted to be able to double down when it sank lower again. Fortunately it didn’t drop and we may have just seen a BIG bottom in Live Cattle. YEY!  I do have a stop right now at 105.90 and now trading 106.725 I have a great chance of keeping the trade going because I’m hoping tomorrow it will clear 107 and it seems there is good support here and today was WASDE so to see good up momentum following WASDE is strong. So at this time my average for my trade should be right around 105.25ish. So this will be a profitable trade unless I do something real stupid and take my stop out which I don’t want to do and like Gary Kamen says “Do not let a winning trade turn into a loser.” which I did at the very beginning of this trade. Here’s what I’m thinking, if there is a DI cross coming up I will be looking to add in contracts or scalp intraday long. Here’s the cool thing. If I see the confirmations I’m looking for I can simply scalp off value area low resets and stay in as long as possible and if the trade go’s against me I can leave it on and be confident that the chances of it being a positive trade before contract expiration is very good. Got to be on the right side of the big picture. I have to keep an eye on the long term trend. Hope to see the 10 year POC (point of control) on the chart above which is around 124. Below you can see the current daily chart with the DI cross I’m looking for.

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9/13/16 – SOLD/LEZ6 @105.90
Darn it! They are gonna chop this sucker. I’m out with a small profit. I’ll be looking to buy the dip.

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Jun 282016
 

BUY /ZOZ6 @202.25
Well, I’m going for it again. Contracts are changing over and shit looks good for the oats trade. You have to look at the December contract otherwise the chart looks completely different. 200 seems like a huge support and after the stupid BREXIT ripped the dollar and brought down commodities she should be good. I’m a little concerned with a report coming out on Thursday but for the most part the COT and crop progress seems a bit bullish. I’m really hoping the other grains start rallying again, that would help..

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6/30/16 – SELL /ZOZ6 @202.25
I had to pull it off cause of a big crop report coming out.

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Jun 212016
 

– SOLD STRANGLE FDX 100 (Weeklys) 24 JUN 16 172.5/152.5 CALL/PUT @1.19
Here’s an earnings play. I could get right around double the market maker move and I don’t expect FedEx to move to much. Got filled right at the bell for a nice credit.

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6/22/16 – BUY FDX 100 (Weeklys) 24 JUN 16 152.5 PUT @.61
What look like a perfect trade kinda fell out of bed. I took off the call side for free commissions at $.05 but then the stock crashed and pumped up the price of the puts so they went from $.20 to $.55 super fast. I should have taken it off as a package deal right at the open for a much better price but unfortunately the stock crashed hard at open. Stupid move on my part to try and save a little in commissions. Backfire! But overall a really nice trade.

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Jun 092016
 

BUY /HGV6 @2.03

I’m buying Oct copper. That shit kick’s ass!

High Grade Copper

6/14/16 – SELL /HGV6 @2.0475
Pulled it off right before a huge rally. I got scared and missed out but I took some decent profits, a few hundred bucks. I have an order in to go long a little lower than my original.

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Jun 072016
 

BUY /CTZ6 @65.87
Buy some Cotton! I got the December contract.

BuyCotton

7/10/16 – SELL /CTZ6 @65.48

7/10/16 – BUY /CTZ6 @65.46

WASDE freaked me out and I fucked up using stupid TOS while setting up a “double sell stop” to execute a reversal on a big move down but it ended up being a “sell limit” and triggered imidietly. So I reentered the position following WASDE at a lower level.  So with cotton trading around $65 I’m currently down about $260.  FUCK!
The chart below looks descent though with the COT showing that big money is looking for cotton to move a little higher.

Cotton 7/10/16

6/13/16 – BUY /CTZ6 @63.75
Tough trade. I doubled my long here. I need to have patience and let the trade work while taking some pretty huge pain. My average is now 64.60 with 2 contracts.  I will take one off right near my break even.

6/16/16 – SELL /CTZ6 @64.61
I got filled during the early morning, at break even, when I sleeping. So now my average is right here at 64.60 and expecting a nice pop off this base at 64.

6/22/16 – SOLD /CTZ6 @64.90
This morning I put a trailstop on it. I’m really freaked out about this stupid Bregzit thing so I cleaned out my account. I guess I’m a little worried about the dollar moving big which would effect all the pricing on commodities so I have nothing in my account right now. So for the Dec. contract I’m currently up a bit over $100. I’ll be looking to get back in on a lot of commodities very soon.

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Jun 072016
 

BUY /ZOU6 @212.00

Say fuck it and buy some oats. The chart looks bomber. I’m in on the Sept contract.
BuySeptOats

7/10/16 – SOLD /ZOU6 @213.00

Stupid WASDE was today so I got freaked out and put a stupid stop in. I plan on getting back in right away as soon as thing calm down. I got a buy order in a little lower. As Kamen would say “don’t turn a winning trade into a loser”.   ARRR!  I wanted to hold it. Profit was a stupid $50 from what was trading at $350 earlier.

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6/13/16 – Dam it. My re-entry missed this morning by like 1 tick. I put the order in Friday.

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Dec 282015
 
  • BOT /CTH6 @64.25

I like the look of the cotton chart. Higher highs and higher lows. Also breaking some descending trend lines. It’s gonna fire out of the squeeze pretty soon. It looks like like it has confirmed momentum to the upside.

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12/28/15 – SELL -2 /CTH6 STP 63.62

12/31/15 – BUY +1 /CTH6 @63.33

I put in a reversal stop and it triggered and I road it down to a lower level. I took a loss on this stupid trade. It was dumb..

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