In last night’s edition of Swing Trader’s Insight, my comment for the EMini S&P was “exit breakout buys. Taylor Trading sell Short day”. Wednesday’s big recovery was a breakout rally (I wrote about that HERE); this meant we could expect a Taylor Trading Sell Short day for Thursday, a day earlier than normal in the… Read more.
Last night I suspected the EMini S&P had a breakout setup for Wednesday. It wasn’t a clear cut breakout setup so I thought I’d watch the overnight action to see if things were more definitive this morning. There was, in fact, a large downside breakout move last night as the Chinese announced a list of… Read more.
Friday saw the USDA release its estimate of planted acreage for US corn and soybeans for 2018. Soybeans has a breakout setup ahead of the report and then saw a strong rally after the USDA forecast showed they expect lower soybean acreage this year. That breakout rally was a good trade opportunity; I wrote a… Read more.
The end of March Plantings Intentions and Grain Stocks reports from the USDA are an unofficial kickoff to the US growing season. As acreage has a large effect on the size of the crop, this report often is the catalyst for large market moves. That ended up being the case today. Soybeans had sold off… Read more.
In last night’s edition of Swing Trader’s Insight I labeled the May soybeans as having a Taylor Trading Sell Short day for Wednesday. In this morning’s note for STI I reiterated the Sell Short day call; that signal worked well today. This week was a good example of how the rhythm of the Taylor Trading… Read more.
In last night’s edition of Swing Trader’s Insight I labeled the EMini S&P (among many markets) as having a breakout setup for today. From a chart standpoint the ES had a breakout setup because Thursday was an NR7 day. From a market psychology standpoint it was logical to look for a breakout move today if… Read more.
In last night’s edition of Swing Trader’s Insight I labeled the stock indices as having breakout setups for today. The three I cover (ES, NQ, and RT) had NR4 days on Wednesday as did the EMini Dow. In addition, the Dow and the Russell had doji bars yesterday, strengthening the breakout signal. On its own,… Read more.
Today is a Taylor Trading Technique Buy day for the EMini S&P futures. Treating today as a normal trading day gave a decent buy this morning. If you treat the Sunday night trade as a discrete trading session gave earlier and lower long entry. Last week, breakout setup days on Wednesday and Thursday yielded a… Read more.
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In last night’s Swing Trader’s Insight I labeled the EMini S&P as a breakout trade candidate for today. I used this call along with today’s early session pattern to ride the market higher today. Thursday’s bar was enough in of itself to give today’s breakout setup; the inside day, range contraction and doji bar all… Read more.