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Fib Fans and the Pathway

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A thoughtful Sloper wrote me this morning, pointing out that if you draw fan lines from the peak on 5/2 to the low on 8/9, they provide a very clean target for the "plan (b)" I mentioned in yesterday morning's post.

Now, I am offering this chart two and a half hours before the Euro and ES markets even open, so I'm putting this out there without the hugely important "tell" from those markets. But, again, God hates a coward, so I'm putting a stake in the ground just to be extra-ballsy. Here it is:


If indeed we do get a push higher, my strategy is simplicity itself:

(a) keep the stops on my shorts wide;
(b) ride the longs higher and dump them once I think we've pooped out on the lift (~1170);
(c) short the living hell out of everything unfortunate enough to have a ticker symbol and be shorter than I've been in ages, covering them in October after the market drops 10%.