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Old 03-18-2008, 02:11 PM   #41
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The market is still trading within a range. Too bad there aren't any traders here, there's a killing to be made.
I'm absolutely kicking myself for not buying BSC around $2.85. I thought it was a no brainer. Unfortunately, I am missing my brain.
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Old 03-18-2008, 02:11 PM   #42
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The market is still trading within a range. Too bad there aren't any traders here, there's a killing to be made.
I'm absolutely kicking myself for not buying BSC around $2.85. I thought it was a no brainer. Unfortunately, I am missing my brain.
Hindsight is 20/20 I guess.
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Got a chuckle out of me. As the World Turns..
Days of our Lives... Sometimes news coverage of the market DOES seem like a soap!
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Old 03-18-2008, 02:50 PM   #45
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Good thing Im not a market timer. Or Id be pulling what little hair I have out..
the market is doing exactly what the charts say it's supposed to do, rally

if you look at the average closing prices for the last 6 weeks or so the trend is up even though the market has been down. when these trend up, but the market is trending down it's a bullish signal.

i noticed it a week or so ago but didnt' pay too much attention until the last few days because these signals made a higher low and not just an up trend that can easily reverse. and this is why i closed out my short yesterday. that and the earlier lows held on a day when the world was supposed to end.

i don't think this is a real rally that will take us to new highs, but for a month or two things look OK
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The market is still trading within a range. Too bad there aren't any traders here, there's a killing to be made.
I'm absolutely kicking myself for not buying BSC around $2.85. I thought it was a no brainer. Unfortunately, I am missing my brain.
How fast can fear turn into greed?
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the market is doing exactly what the charts say it's supposed to do, rally

if you look at the average closing prices for the last 6 weeks or so the trend is up even though the market has been down. when these trend up, but the market is trending down it's a bullish signal.

i noticed it a week or so ago but didnt' pay too much attention until the last few days because these signals made a higher low and not just an up trend that can easily reverse. and this is why i closed out my short yesterday. that and the earlier lows held on a day when the world was supposed to end.

i don't think this is a real rally that will take us to new highs, but for a month or two things look OK
Are you ever wrong?
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How fast can fear turn into greed?
It's just a very volatile market. I think there are folks out there who are playing the high level of the VIX. I suspect a massive short squeeze as well.
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Well I guess someone was wrong about a sell off today
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Well I guess someone was wrong about a sell off today
And it's not even the 15th or last day of the month when my 401K money gets invested. Amazing!
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The Visa IPO will be massive! Get some while you can.
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Blackstone or Blackrock whatever its called comes to mind lol.
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The market is still trading within a range. Too bad there aren't any traders here, there's a killing to be made.
I'm absolutely kicking myself for not buying BSC around $2.85. I thought it was a no brainer. Unfortunately, I am missing my brain.
I made a few bucks trading BSC and MF Global. It's not too late. You can buy BSC in afterhours trading around $6. Rumor has it that the bondholders are buying the shares to prevent the shareholders from killing the deal with JPM.
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Blackstone or Blackrock whatever its called comes to mind lol.
How about Mastercard - came out around $45 and is $210 now.
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How about Mastercard - came out around $45 and is $210 now.
Ya If only I knew Hope your right about Visa.
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