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The BBS selling signal came with a low price at the level of the 50 day average. The support at this level pushed price up again, now creating a new BBS buying point.

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Shall we open a new long position?

Price is very close to the resistance of the previous top (red horizontal line) and close to the long term resistance at the $10 psychological price level. It is also far away from the 100 and 165 moving average. We cannot expect a medium or longer term up move, because the stochastic oscillator is not starting a possible up move from a low level.

With all this in mind I would wait only opening a new long position if price breaks above the $10 barrier. Eventually waiting for an entry signal from S10_RSI_Xtreme.

As you can see in the next figure price did not manage to break the resistance and turned down after some days.

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Trading Short

April 17 2002 price is falling below the 165 day average AND moving below the low side of the BBS channel.

After a medium to longer term up move there was a long selling signal April 3 when price fell back to the 50 day average. Price moved further down now breaking the 165 day average AND with price below the low side of the BBS channel creating an entry point for a short position.

In general it has not much sense to look for confirmation here. Mostly price started already a down move and you will find rather buying and not selling signals. However it is advisable here to keep a stop loss. Here I would keep this stop at the level of the last top and the 50 day average, that is around $10.6.

trading short example figure 7

After some consolidation price continued the down move.

With price still below the upper side of the BBS channel, we now see price bouncing up from a previous support while the stochastic oscillator and the S10_RSI_Xtreme indicator diverge making higher bottoms compared to lower bottoms in price for some time already.

So, if there was a good moment to take the nice profit, it would be now!

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