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The February Lean Hogs contract has fired 90-10 Low Continuation and Momentum Pinball Buy signals for today's trading. The 90-10 Low Continuation signal is fired when the day's trading closes within the bottom 10% of the day's range. It tells us that yesterday's late day move lower is likely to continue on into today. The Momentum Pinball Buy signal suggests that IF the first hour's high happens to be broken, the market is telling us something completely different than originally assessed, and we'd want to consider a long position. Cycle Indicators (chart at right) are moving into a region where short term cyclical lows often form, and the larger trend is to higher price. Odds favor further downside in early morning trade. Sell the break of yesterday's 85.625 low with a stop just above the 86.350 level of the Daily Pivot. Price weakness below the DP may provide clues for earlier entry. The Momentum Pinball Buy signal, however, tells us to change our bias to the upside if the day's first hour high happens to be taken out.
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