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    Malnourished Bulls

    Jul 13, 2018 03:22 PM

    In last week’s intro, I talked about the Friday rally being a ‘sell the rumor, buy the fact’, but left you with a warning about malnourished bulls. The exact quote was “The bulls have been starving and may or may not be able to walk in a straight line!” This was a reference to money flow. After an extended decline, speculators and even commercials who have been on the long side of the market have seen their bank accounts drained.

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    Buy The Fact

    Jul 06, 2018 03:35 PM

    One of the oldest trading rules I know is “sell the rumor, buy the fact”. The markets are in the business of discounting news as it is known or suspected, and in advance of actual facts. Fundamentally bullish or bearish USDA reports often see the market going the other direction by the close because the data had already been priced into the cash or board values via the rumor mill and social media. We had yet another edition of STRBTF on Friday.

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    Fear of the Unknown

    Jun 29, 2018 05:32 PM

    There are plenty of psychology studies out there about how people deal with the unknown. Despite the assertiveness of Internet bloggers, there are in fact a number of unknowns out there that you have to face each day. Some have known resolution points, like the USDA reports issued on Friday at 11 AM CDT. The unknown was which way the market would break afterward. Some unknowns have no resolution point. As one market axiom states, “Carries are finite, but inverses are infinite."

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