Scataphagos's Recent Activity

  1. Scataphagos replied to the thread When the bounce comes... which (individual) stocks will fare best?.

    Mostly a guess. But if you make the assumption... "those which start the bounce the strongest are likely to carry through further"......

    Dec 10, 2018 at 11:30 AM
  2. Scataphagos replied to the thread The Incredible Shrinking of Hedge Funds.

    If you're a B&H-er, that might be a concern. If you're a trader, no biggie. You will be stopped out long before that issue becomes...

    Dec 9, 2018 at 8:08 AM
  3. Scataphagos posted a new thread.

    A plug for Investors Fast Track

    Years ago when I ran my mutual fund timing service, I entered the prices daily by hand. Then one day I came across FastTrack. It did...

    Forum: Trading Software

    Dec 8, 2018 at 10:31 AM
  4. Scataphagos replied to the thread Did y'all catch that ES opening?.

    Volatility IS good for competent traders... so long as it's not so "fast and extreme" that you can't cope with it.

    Dec 6, 2018 at 9:05 AM
  5. Scataphagos replied to the thread Did y'all catch that ES opening?.

    Is that 1000 Dow or 1000 ES points??

    Dec 6, 2018 at 9:03 AM
  6. Scataphagos posted a new thread.

    Honduran Migrant Gives Birth In US Hospital Less Than 24-Hrs After Jumping Border Fence

    "...American taxpayers will be hit with the hefty hospital bill and be forced to pay for her anchor baby’s entire life..."...

    Forum: Politics

    Dec 6, 2018 at 8:52 AM
  7. Scataphagos replied to the thread Micro Lending for profit. Any good players out on the field?.

    Considering the time involved for administration and the default risk, micro lending seems mostly a charity enterprise.

    Dec 6, 2018 at 7:54 AM
  8. Scataphagos replied to the thread SEC: The lack of market surveillance is an obstacle to Bitcoin ETFs.

    Not only manipulation, but outright THEFT!

    Dec 6, 2018 at 7:47 AM
  9. Scataphagos replied to the thread POTUS on ballooning debt "I won't be here" when it blows up.

    Candidates campaign of something like that, but when the get into office they still want cheap money and excess spending (deficit)....

    Dec 6, 2018 at 7:01 AM
  10. Scataphagos replied to the thread Did y'all catch that ES opening?.

    Perhaps you've become accustomed to things being too easy. This was only down -2.5%, followed by a 1% bounce. Hardly "crash"...

    Dec 6, 2018 at 4:52 AM
  11. Scataphagos replied to the thread Did y'all catch that ES opening?.

    Obama? I don't recall that...

    Dec 5, 2018 at 6:48 PM
  12. Scataphagos replied to the thread Did y'all catch that ES opening?.

    Was crazy. There were patches of the DOM with no bids at all.

    Dec 5, 2018 at 6:45 PM
  13. Scataphagos replied to the thread Did y'all catch that ES opening?.

    That was "down + up" all within 5 minutes. However, I think I exaggerated a bit. 'Twas only 98 points. My bad.

    Dec 5, 2018 at 6:43 PM
  14. Scataphagos replied to the thread Did y'all catch that ES opening?.

    The trigger story I think was Canada arresting the CFO of Huawei to be extradited to the US... for violation of Iran sanctions. Maybe...

    Dec 5, 2018 at 6:41 PM
  15. Scataphagos posted a new thread.

    Did y'all catch that ES opening?

    Never saw the ES cover 100+ points in 5 minutes before Sheesh!

    Forum: Index Futures

    Dec 5, 2018 at 6:21 PM