Bob Byrne is a full-time private day trader with 15 years' experience. His trading relies on traditional technical analysis and volume profile. His primary focus is on stock-index futures and index exchange-traded funds. In addition to private coaching and mentoring, Bob is also the co-host of a daily trading chat room on His contributions to this or any other site are not to be construed as recommendations to buy or sell stock.Expand

Bob holds a business degree from St. Edward's University in Austin, Texas. He lives in Park City, Utah, with his wife, son and daughter.Collapse

Thursday's auction was a classic non-trend session, and that's no fun.
I'm also stalking gas, but watch out for contango.
Exxon Mobil and consumer staples are worth a watch for short positions, too.
Wednesday's low-volume surge was about as quiet and dull as I've seen in ages.
We need to differentiate between short and long views on the commodity.
We must break the recent pattern of logging substantial gains one day, only to give them all back the next.
My take is to remain out of Facebook, but Yelp is rising to the top of my list.
Monday's auction was a directionless chopfest that most traders would have preferred to sleep through.
KLXI and CAT are worth a look too.
Sometimes you need to take a step back, and review what's going on.


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