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Audio of the May 6, 2010 Flash Crash

I thought this was really interesting to listen to in case you have not already.  It is the audio of an Sp500 trader quoting the action taking place in the futures pit in Chicago on May 6, 2010.  Quite entertaining to listen to if you are into this sort of thing.

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BestOnlineTrades Nails the CORS Trade

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I am putting this post in the ‘trading flashback’ category.  It is a category where I look back at trades I have talked about and try to introspect as to why they either failed or succeeded.

I first mentioned CORS Corus Bankshares on August 12th in the evening. 

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UNG Natural Gas ETF Cannot get the Job Done

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I talked about the UNG ETF several other times and at this point I am going to just have to put it in the freezer for while.  The trend has been relentlessly bearish.  I thought a couple of weeks ago that the UNG Natural Gas ETF would be able to get some sort of spike rally higher based on the monthly chart because there were some weekly divergences building and the monthly chart was showing at least some promise of a reversal in August.

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A Quick Review of PACR Pacer International

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Here at BestOnlineTrades I like to look back on what I talked about and see where things either went right or wrong.  It is useful because it helps me figure out how I might be able to improve in the future or eliminate errors in judgment.  I highly recommend that you do the same. 

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