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For those of you who use Tradier as their broker, I have some interesting news. For those who don’t, this is still relevant, but for different reasons.
We have been taking steps to integrate brokerage information into Slope on a steady basis. We are slowly moving from feature to feature, and broker to broker. My ultimate goal is an end-to-end strategy and trading platform right here on Slope.
ES has spent the whole of October in a low cycle but so far the action has been all sideways, with a strong rally last week taking SPX back close to the highs on the hope of a China deal. There was a China deal, albeit more of a glorified breathing space while more talks continue on the many tricky points of contention on which there seems to have been little or no progress so far, and there was good news for Soy and Lean Hogs, which are now cleared for purchase by China. With the Asian swine epidemic having had such a severe effect on herds Lean Hogs particularly look like a very interesting long here.
I’ve got five different vertical spreads going, but they’re all leaning toward the bearish side. Just to mix things up, I’d like to offer a long idea for a change: the energy sector, as represented by symbol XOP.
Now that we’re in our post-trade-talk-optimism world, I’ve stoked my willingness to short-sell certain equities. I am providing 28 in two posts. One for all everyone, and the other half for Gold and Diamond members. I’ve also put in the caption the stop-loss price I am using for my own positions. As always, click on any chart for a huge version.