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Trading Theory–Consolidation Rule–Look At Copper
Trading Theory–Consolidation Rule–Look At Copper

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What Is A Head & Shoulders Chart Pattern ?
What Is A Head & Shoulders Chart Pattern ?

Head and Shoulders Top or Bottom—This technical indicator consists of a left shoulder, a head, and a right shoulder and a line drawn as the neckline and occur in many different daily charts over the course of time. The left shoulder is formed at the end of an extensive move during which volume is noticeably high. This type of indicator…

Trading Theory—When Should You Enter Into A Trade?
Trading Theory—When Should You Enter Into A Trade?

  When Should You Enter Into A Trade? I have been asked this questions on multiple times over the course of my 25 year trading career as I try to find the trend before entering into a bullish or bearish position as my rule states. I like to buy or sell a commodity when prices hit a 4 week high…

Should You Add To Losing Trades ?
Should You Add To Losing Trades ?

TRADING THEORY—This rule is extremely important and I witness it being abused constantly creating tremendous loses that are sometimes difficult to come back from. Never add to a losing position because if the position continues to go against you and now you have added even more contracts which are all losing money your account will suffer loses much more than…

Trade With The Trend–Look At The Grain Market
Trade With The Trend–Look At The Grain Market

TRADING THEORY—Trade with the short term trend, as the saying goes in futures trading the trend is your friend but sometimes you will be a market that is trending higher and then has a false breakout to the upside and then suddenly sells off causing you a 2% loss on your equity and you say to yourself that was a…

10 Year Notes Remains In Bullish Trend
10 Year Notes Remains In Bullish Trend

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Limit Up/Limit Down Rule—Look At Hogs
Limit Up/Limit Down Rule—Look At Hogs

TRADING THEORY—This is an outstanding rule to understand as when a market trades limit down such as what cotton did in today’s trading session that tells you there is a high probability that prices will open lower on the open in tomorrow’s trading session as buying limit down is a fool’s game. Remember when a market closes limit down there…

Never Over Trade Your Account !
Never Over Trade Your Account !

TRADING THEORY–– If you follow this rule you will have a chance of being successful over the course of time, if you don’t follow this rule you will be sure to lose your money quickly. This rule is simple Do Not OVERTRADE EVER for this is an easy way to lose all your capital quickly. My definition of over trading…

My Consolidation Rule–Look At Soybean Meal
My Consolidation Rule–Look At Soybean Meal

How long does a meaningful consolidation has to last before you enter a trade ? In my opinion I always want to see a consolidation that lasts at least 8 or more weeks before I would consider entering. The reason that I want a longer consolidation is to try and avoid a bunch of false breakouts such as a 10…