More of the same, only more so…

Posted on Dec 09, 2018 by .

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When you get more of the same in all probabability you will get more of the same  — as in the first rule of trends –the present trend tends to continue.

This also pertains to volatility.  From the last high the market is down 316 points.  In the last three trading days price is down 177 points.

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As we were saying…

Posted on Dec 06, 2018 by .

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This is what happens when you try to catch the falling knife.  This is what happens when you try to go over Niagra in a barrel, or invest or trade in a maelstorm.

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Signs of strength in midst of volatility storm

Posted on Dec 04, 2018 by .

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The environment remains just as volatile and dangerous as it has been.  Nonetheless signals have appeared over the past few days that would encourage bold short term traders to resume trading.  While tempted we have refrained so far, but readers should know that these are very strong signals.  Remember the apothegm about pilots: There are old pilots and bold pilots, but there are no old bold pilots.

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Belaboring the obvious…

Posted on Nov 25, 2018 by .

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At the risk of being repetitive — or of being thought a nag —  we offer a modest update on the ongoing sell off in the market.  It is not over and is unlikely to be over soon.  We shared our tactic of scaling out on the scale down when the market broke.  This tactic has allowed  us to preserve the great majority of our capital.  Though mightily tempted to try to catch the falling knife.  We now think that if ever there were a time to avoid the knife this is it.  Quite possibly this is the unique sell off not just of this market, but of all markets.

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Take a deep breath and give thanks..

Posted on Nov 21, 2018 by .

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Every year at Thanksgiving we make a practice of donating to our local food bank.  donate.sfmfoodbank.org.  Google will give you your local food bank.

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