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This market has been difficult for both the longs and the shorts for months now. While it has been unwilling to break down, it has also been equally unwilling to break out.
What makes me scratch my head even more of late is that the Fed has come to the table with its “not-really-QE-4” of $60 billion a month. For those that remember, QE1 was approximately $100 billion a month on average, QE2 was $75 billion, and QE3 was $85 billion. But, to see the Fed coming forth with this type of liquidity injection when the market is hovering just below its all-time highs is a bit surprising. Yet, the market is still unable to break out.
For someone who has never trade a crypto in his life, I sure do blather on about it. But I’ve got to say, I remain slack-jawed with amazement at the behavior of Bitcoin vis a vis its Fibonacci levels. I’ve mentioned repeatedly the major level at about $7200. Well, not only did that provide support, but it did so with an explosive, eye-popping move to the upside:
My new adventure in options spreads continues. I am doing this in multiple accounts, but the one I enjoy the most is tastyworks, where I’ve got a teeny little balance and three teeny little positions (again, I’m in learning mode). At the moment, two of them have a small profit and one of them is flat.