Unlike the outside day occurring on June 21st, today's came with the market in a more technically positive position...
Thus, there appears opportunity to raise additional capital and further build short positions over the first few days of the fourth quarter while the fifth and final wave up from late-August bottom forms. Yet given today's second "CME fail" of the week, it is evident that strong hands have power to keep any further gains in check.
The lessons of a third wave's resiliency have been served up with great consistency since March '09 bottom: first in five waves forming a "c" wave from March 2009 - April 2010, and now in five waves off late-August bottom forming another "c" wave. Surely, the upcoming third wave down will prove no less resilient. Should this be slated to complete the corrective wave begun in October 2007 the devastation will be incredible.
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