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Before You Think To Go Short the Stock market index
In some of my earlier posts I spoke about Tactical trading in Commodity futures. I want to provide you an example that is occurring right now in commodity futures trading. This is not from one of those web sites with commodity tips. This is real trading in a commodity market with a real commodity trade.
It has been a negative period for the US dollar in the Forex Markets. When we are trend following we really do not look at the fundamental back drop ,but it seems evident. Look at it this way… with all the debt taken on and more spending by Govt, it doesn’t make sense? If we personally ran our households this way, we would not be living in our households.
Buying Gold is picking up. The question is will Gold take out the $1,000 price range this time? Gold investing has been quiet recently. There seems no interest in the news since Gold fell off earlier in the summer. Buying Gold has fallen off. Now since buying Gold has fallen off…will Gold take out $1,000 this time since no one expects it to?
For any of those contemplating investing in the commodity markets, they need to be very aware that losses are part of the game. As Ed Seykota has taught so many commodity and forex traders… losses are like breathing. They can not be avoided. If you are not having losses..either you are not trading.. or you are risking way too little. There is no way around it!