"- U.S. stocks recorded their biggest decline in three weeks on Tuesday, following a surprise drop in durable-goods orders and disappointing earnings from Microsoft Corp. and Caterpillar Inc. The weak data stoked fears that economic growth is decelerating The S&P 500 closed down 27.53 points, or 1.3%, at 2,029.56, as Microsoft Corp. and Caterpillar Inc. plunged to lead losses. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped as much as 380 points, but closed down 291.49 points, or 1.7%, at 17,387.21. The Nasdaq Composite ended the day with a loss of 90.27 points, or 1.9%, at 4,681.50, as its largest component, Apple Inc. slid 3.5%."
FCPO- Still A Long Way To Go For Bulls To Regain Power
The benchmark April went down again and this time with some consolation prize. Instead of keep on going down the April contract did recover slightly yesterday from 2,151 level to 2,184 level on late afternoon session. This might be a good news for those who have Longed slightly below 2,200 level, and that is all the break you can get as Bearish tone in palm oil futures is yet subside. Today, palm oil futures is likely open lower amid recent weakness in Soy oil. The actively traded April contract on Soy oil dropped back to 30.87 cents per pound, which is likely giving negative opening to palm oil futures soon. Technically, lower lows and lower highs formed on hourly chart are the key sign for the market to go down two weeks ago. As a trader, these chart formations are very hard to ignore, and as a trend trader you better take action. It is simple for our eyes to see what happen in the chart, but most of us choose not to trust and act on it. That is a also a simple fact on why most traders failed, seasoned or new traders would go into the same loop of failure if they expect different results doing the same thing. The problem with our society was, smart people are full of doubt and foolish people are full of confidence. In case of trading business, smart people was too smart to act on the chart, smart people takes in news and whatever factor they can come up with, just another good reason for them to pull the trigger. For smart people, chart is too simple to begin with. It is a fatal mindset in trading business to think everyone act the same with similar information appear on the chart. Well, for foolish people, it is the direct opposite of smart people in the trading business. So, which kind of trader you would wished to be, a perfect compromised would be being smart and foolish at the right timing.
For today range, palm oil futures for April contract is likely hovering within 2,185 to 2,146 level.
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