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Sideways Glance: December Live Cattle


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December Live Cattle

Today's trading action in the December Live Cattle market saw slightly weaker prices.I believe we are in the midst of a complex 4th wave correction of a larger 5th wave extension. Elliott Wave rules of alternation state the if the first way is simple in structure than the preceding 4th wave is complex. Many of these patterns play out in an extended sideways nature. A correction in an uptrend can exhibit a slight bearish tone. I contend that this process is underway and that the market is working its way to roughly 122.500. It is possible that the move will play out faster than I think. A hold below 124.10 will get things going. In that case the move could extend to 122-121.500. As time comes out of the equation the projection price will rise in my opinion. First upside point of interest comes in at +/-126.700. This could potentially mark the spot for an X wave high which would give way to another a-b-c decline of roughly equal proportion to the first. From the ultimate low of this wave I'd be looking for another impulsive move to the upside to complete the pattern. Overhead projection zones remains at 131-133. A close above 127.300 negates this scenario.

My analytical breakdown focuses on a blend of wave pattern recognition, long and short term geometrical extensions and momentum signal interpretation. Please feel free to contact me at Walsh Trading to discuss my technical approach. Employing my expert skill set Id be pleased to offer a free customized outlook for a product in your specific field.

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John Lunney began his trading career in 1989 as a clerk for IFO, the largest futures and futures options brokerage on the CME floor. Within one year, John was promoted to an executing floor broker responsible for handling large individual and institutional accounts. John’s knowledge of option theory and tactics quickly attracted a growing customer base. In 2000, John began exclusively trading futures and futures options for his own account. John later became a founding member of VI Capital, a proprietary trading company funded with personal and investor funds. At VI Capital, John was the director of risk management, technical analysis and strategy development. VI Capital realized multi digit returns over the course of 8 years of trading.

John has extensive trading experience in stock indexes, metals, commodities, energy and agriculture products. He believes that hard work reveals the best trading opportunities, and strong discipline creates consistent results. John possesses a unique ability to connect with customers, understand their goals, and work with them to create long and profitable relationships.

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