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  1. tommcginnis replied to the thread What is trading to you?.

    Arbitrage. Figuring direction and getting there first, "assisting" where I can, taking a piece for my part of the risk. "Service...

    Sep 21, 2020 at 12:05 PM
  2. tommcginnis liked Robert Morse's post in the thread What is trading to you?.

    A business.

    Sep 21, 2020 at 12:00 PM
  3. tommcginnis replied to the thread Confusion about markets in "Trading the Measured Move" by David Halsey.

    A bear covering a horrid, underwater, short position is not a bear to the market, but simply a blood-covered, embarrassed, bull. The...

    Sep 21, 2020 at 11:59 AM
  4. tommcginnis replied to the thread The S&P 500 topped at 3481.

    One day, you'll learn the difference between expectations that make it worthwhile to close a position, or to further open a new position...

    Sep 21, 2020 at 11:53 AM
  5. tommcginnis liked Snuskpelle's post in the thread I have shorted 50 shares of Tesla at 407.00, do i hold or Short more ?.

    If you have to ask "what others think" about a position, are you sure it's the trade for you? Additionally, profitable trades tend to be...

    Sep 21, 2020 at 11:47 AM
  6. tommcginnis liked deaddog's post in the thread Time to short the market....

    it's not if you are right or wrong; it's how much you made or lost being right or wrong. Hope you're taking advantage of your call and...

    Sep 21, 2020 at 11:39 AM
  7. tommcginnis replied to the thread Confusion about markets in "Trading the Measured Move" by David Halsey.

    The concept is 100% bullshit. It's right there with the idea that the markets rise when "bulls are in control." Utter nonsense. Markets...

    Sep 21, 2020 at 11:33 AM
  8. tommcginnis replied to the thread The S&P 500 topped at 3481.

    He doesn't have to expect a bounce. He covered a short position -- that would be rational if the expectation from continuing to hold was...

    Sep 21, 2020 at 11:20 AM
  9. tommcginnis liked volente_00's post in the thread The S&P 500 topped at 3481.

    Just covered my ES short at 3232.5 and all shorted calls This is where the cowboy rides away

    Sep 21, 2020 at 11:14 AM
  10. tommcginnis liked deaddog's post in the thread StockTwits social media site rules?.

    It is called stock twits for a reason!!:rolleyes:

    Sep 21, 2020 at 11:10 AM
  11. tommcginnis liked Overnight's post in the thread StockTwits social media site rules?.

    lol!

    Sep 21, 2020 at 11:10 AM
  12. tommcginnis liked Scataphagos's post in the thread How long did it take you to realize that you were a gambler?.

    That you have good strings of success is a good thing. Worth your while to figure it out more so that you don't have bad strings. It's...

    Sep 21, 2020 at 11:05 AM
  13. tommcginnis liked Scataphagos's post in the thread How long did it take you to realize that you were a gambler?.

    What (proper) trading and gambling have in common... 1. Risk of loss, and 2. uncertainty of outcome. What they DON'T have in common is...

    Sep 21, 2020 at 11:02 AM
  14. tommcginnis liked deaddog's post in the thread How long did it take you to realize that you were a gambler?.

    Not a gambler I'm a speculator.:)

    Sep 21, 2020 at 10:59 AM
  15. tommcginnis liked AbbotAle's post in the thread Bonus is usable ?.

    Any broker that offers bonuses is not a broker you want to be dealing with. Expecially if they're located on some small island...

    Sep 21, 2020 at 10:58 AM