Monday, December 14, 2009


The crude oil etf, ticker USO (chart above) shows an interesting development. Could crude rally and kiss the broken trend line from underneath?

Which then leads me to the Natural Gas etf, ticker UNG (chart above) which also paints a very interesting picture. Which stands in stark contrast to the crude chart.

I am inclined to get long nat gas and short crude in equal dollar amounts but am hesitant to chase this trade today. Especially so in light of the fact that Exxon buying nat gas player XTO Energy for north of $40 billion.

Long Natty/short crude? I will chew on this idea a little over the next few days but yes.... long natty, short crude seems like a decent trade.

Good speculating to you all and please remember to never forget that "an investor is a speculator who made a mistake and will not admit it".

Open Positions:
Long 1 unit Direxion Large Cap 3X Bear ticker BGZ @ $19.34
Long 2 units Direxion Small Cap 3X Bear ticker TZA @ $12.06
Long 1 unit Direxion Emerging Mkts 3X Bear ticker EDZ @ $6.05
Long 2 units Direxion Financial 3X Bear ticker FAZ @ $19.65
Long 1 unit Ultrashort Xinhua China ticker FXP @ $8.32
Long 1 unit Ultrashort Real Estate ticker SRS @ $9.82
Long 1 unit Direxion Tech 3X Bear ticker TYP @ $10.68
Long 1 unit US Dollar Bull ticker UUP @ $22.52 stop @ $21.97
Short 1 unit i-shares Russell 2K ticker IWM @ $61.70 stop @ $63.80
Short 1 unit Vornado ticker VNO @ $68.30 stop @ $70.71

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