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  • Trader14
    short aapl 547
    3/5/12
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    • Market Maven: Trader - i was on the same trade. covered at 529.41... trade of the year right there, depending on size. well done!!!
      3/5/12
    • Trader14: its a trade covered half at 544.5
      3/5/12
      • Trader14
        Co's are generally restricted from buying back stock in first 30 mins of day,wonder if this has anything to do with early daily dip buying
        3/2/12
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        • campusglass: same
          3/2/12
        • Trader14: I believe it is regulatory guidance, it is very difficult to find definitive answers on buyback mechanics.
          3/2/12
          • Trader14
            No idea where we end today but w/ central bank fingerprints on every bottom in equities, would be fitting if top came with same fingerprints
            2/29/12
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            • jdub2788: pfft, top? right.
              2/29/12
            • Josh Krause: We can't even get a lousy -0.5% day when QE is taken off the table. Oil is up, rally! Oil is down, rally! Ridiculous.
              2/29/12
              • Trader14
                Like almost every other day in 2012, very little buying interest met by even less selling interest.
                2/27/12
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                  • Trader14
                    Sell stops triggered in INTC as it broke below 27, hard to bet against anything these days but that looked different then recent action.
                    2/27/12
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                      • Trader14
                        Another 1% up day for TLT, while stocks show no fear, liquidity is not an issue.
                        2/27/12
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                        • jdub2788: hard to really do anything here.
                          2/27/12
                        • 1980XLS-2.0: Just play the Ponzi. All the Cool Kids are doing it.
                          2/27/12
                          • Trader14
                            Interesting how easily the long bond can bounce up 1% intraday, while equities have yet to register anything close to a 1% decline on year
                            2/22/12
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                            • 1980XLS-2.0: saw that myself today, and was scratching my head too.
                              2/22/12
                            • jdub2788: its hard to do anything in this environment.
                              2/22/12
                              • Trader14
                                Odd action from market makers today bids have vanished a couple of times so far today, dip buyers may get tested today.
                                2/16/12
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                                • Trader14: Not sure, though it does appear now that dip buyers will not be tested today.
                                  2/16/12
                                • talbano: lol
                                  2/16/12
                                  • Trader14
                                    The world's largest company by market cap, AAPL up 42% since 11/25/11. In less then 3 months the biggest stock has nearly doubled, stunning,
                                    2/15/12
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                                    • connorj21: yes
                                      2/15/12
                                    • Trader14: thanks meant to say has nearly risen by 50%, not doubled
                                      2/15/12
                                      • Trader14
                                        Perhaps a near term top for CTL's, Index has gained less then .5% this week, while AAPL and its 12% weighting in Q's has gained 8%.
                                        2/10/12
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                                        • Market Maven: Just from a techincal perspective,it's getting very toppy. I added to my short CTL's 3 days ago,a little early, but I'm confident it will be $
                                          2/10/12
                                          • Trader14
                                            Short q's 62.15, stop 62.27,looks like it makes sense in this market I am not sure at all.
                                            2/7/12
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                                            • Trader14: Thanks, never sure about any trade, that's what stops are for.
                                              2/7/12
                                            • Trader14: and yes Jason amazing how many declines are ended by a bid that comes in just below what looks like the start of a breakdown.
                                              2/7/12
                                              • Trader14
                                                AAPL up 50% since 6/20/11 close that is impressive.
                                                2/7/12
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                                                • apspice: right there with ya on that nasal, but hindsight is 20/20 i suppose
                                                  2/7/12
                                                • Big Ron: Bought 300 shares at $200/share in January 2010. Wish all of my investments had doubled in 2 years
                                                  2/7/12
                                                  • Trader14
                                                    I wonder if HFT's have stopped working on the sell side in order to make sure they don't draw the attention of regulators?
                                                    2/2/12
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                                                      • Trader14
                                                        Market appears to be saying "sell me" but so much reluctance by anyone to jump in and do so.
                                                        2/2/12
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                                                        • Trader14: I hate the word "bankster" but shorts definitely fear getting pushed around and it's hard to blame them as it has happened so often.
                                                          2/2/12
                                                        • Trader14: This rally continues to be built on a lack of sellers not on buying pressure.
                                                          2/2/12
                                                          • Trader14
                                                            Funny to say based on overall market performance, but a negative close for S&P would be 5 down days out of last 6.
                                                            2/2/12
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                                                            • vinyal: if we can just consolidtate here for a blast higher would be nice
                                                              2/2/12
                                                            • nasalpancho: they have pinned some fractionally red closes to sell the notion to the public that the correction has happened with no pain lol
                                                              2/2/12
                                                              • Trader14
                                                                Bloomberg touting longest decline for S&P 500 since Nov, yet it's only down a total of 1% over the 4 day decline.
                                                                1/31/12
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                                                                    Equities and Treasuries making daily highs at exactly the same time.
                                                                    1/30/12
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                                                                    • Trader14: Their has to be ample liquidity for both the fear trade and greed trade to be profiting at the same time.
                                                                      1/30/12
                                                                    • Conventional Wisdumb: LTRO has helped ease the pressure but doesn't fix solvency. Lots of liquidity but no velocity. Dangerous combo depending upon econ growth
                                                                      1/30/12
                                                                      • Trader14
                                                                        Without peeking anyone care to guess by what percentage TLT has outperformed SPY over last 6 months?
                                                                        1/27/12
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                                                                        • Derek Heckman: I can guess but know for sure that it's a lot. My portfolio shows since March '11 it's up about 30%.
                                                                          1/29/12
                                                                          • Trader14
                                                                            Not that it means anything, but it's been a long time since I've seen so few earnings beats and even longer since market rallied through it.
                                                                            1/26/12
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                                                                            • Market Maven: bullish
                                                                              1/26/12
                                                                            • Chines33: Trader I agree...I think little too much happy feet...still think there are things go buy on dips but also just as many to short here.
                                                                              1/26/12
                                                                              • Trader14
                                                                                Based on weightings in QQQ, losses in GOOG and AAPL almost entirely offset by gains in MSFT and INTC.
                                                                                1/20/12
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                                                                                • Market Maven: trader14 - do you have a spreadsheet setup to measure these weightings based on individual performance, daily?
                                                                                  1/20/12
                                                                                • Trader14: I do with just the top 10 components that make up 55% of the ETF, noticeable recently is money doesn't want to come out it just rotates
                                                                                  1/20/12