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  • Matador vs Bull: The Final Confrontation

    The tense moment at the end of a bullfight when the matador stands facing the bull before he attempts to kill it has a specific name in Spanish – “la suerte suprema”. In English, this intense stare down is sometimes referred to as:

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  • The Toss of a Coin: The Psychology Behind Trading Decisions

    Flipping a coin seems like a completely random event – but is there actually more psychology involved than we realize? Interesting research has examined how humans behave when asked to predict coin tosses. The results reveal some fascinating insights that may apply to trading decisions as well. A classic study had participants guess if a…

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  • Gann Square of 9

    Gann Square of 9

    Let me start by saying I am not a Gann expert. I read an article about the accuracy of his predictions and my curious nature prompted me to add the Square of 9 (comes with Sierra Chart) to my charts. I am amazed at how price behaves at these levels. I do not trade them…

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  • Nov 22, 2023 Daily Recap

    Nov 22, 2023 Daily Recap

    Since this is the first post in quite some time, I will go over what you are seeing on this chart. First this is a December NQ Futures (NQZ3) 150 Delta Volume chart and it goes without saying that the platform is Sierra Chart. I have done some tweaking to Sierra’s alerts to get buy…

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  • Starting over

    I’m back! Some of you may know I used to write on my old blog, The Matador Trader. But due to some technical issues, I lost access and all the hard work I had put into it over the years. At first, I was extremely discouraged to essentially be starting over from scratch. However, after…

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