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Do My Eyes Deceive Me?

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Soooooooo………as I told my premium folks, I sold all my puts this morning, after the second halt, and I covered all my shorts too. You read that right. Tim the bear doesn’t have a single bearish position,. Not one.

I do, however, have longs. Not many,; just a few lovingly-chosen ones. They’re all well into the green already. Let’s see if it sticks. Maybe for once I nailed the timing, eh? Maybe. I’m feeling a tremendous bulge about it.

Limit UP, For a Change

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Well how about that! Although my “flip to bullish” was off by a few hours, I think you’ll be kind enough to allow that, considering the mayhem we’ve been living through. It really wasn’t a bad time at all to switch teams. In my personal trading account, I had sold off my final position, GDXJ puts, at a great profit, and I poured it all into GUSH (the triple bullish energy ETF). That seemed a little nuts at yesterday’s close, but it looks to be up about 40% or so pre-market, so……….nice! Here’s the limit-up ES:

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