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About thefront9

Independent trader with a flexible approach to the markets. Position trading, swing trading and day trading using Futures, Equities and Options. This site is intended to help others (and myself) see what I see and to stay true to the discipline of making trades at the extremes. Contrarian and TastyTrade addict! Living in Texas with my family, helping others and maybe playing some golf from time to time makes life busy and great. Add a little music and humor and that just about sums it up. Trade the extremes and manage risk.....always!

Foo Fighters gettin’ old…. RUN!!

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10 Minutes a Day…of Gratitude!

A recent trip through my Netflix menu uncovered a documentary on Tony Robbins called “I am Not Your Guru.”  You can learn more about it here or go straight to Netflix and watch.  I highly recommend it and now remember … Continue reading

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Motivational Video

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Current Holdings

I’m going to try to document on a consistent basis what my holdings are to see how things turned out. P&L will show that, I know, but this may provide a more visual way to “see” what I am doing. … Continue reading

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Inspiration

I’ve always loved Tony Robbins and his ability to communicate passionately. Pain is the prerequisite to change. If you have Netflix, take some time to view this great documentary. Awesome stuff.

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Do What the 90-95% of Losing Traders Don’t Do: Develop an Intuitive Edge Through Focused Observation

This article, which examined 70M+ trades, emphasizes the importance of keeping your losers small and your winners big. The concept is simple enough, yet the vast majority of traders fail at trading… Source: Do What the 90-95% of Losing Traders Don’t Do: Develop … Continue reading

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Bad Man’s Song

I forget sometimes how good Tears For Fears was.  Heard this for the first time in decades but DAMN is this a great tune.  Enjoy!!

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Jump

Don Miller recently shared this with the Twitter-verse and I loved it.  So, I thought I’d share and keep as a reminder. The premise – to live life with more passion and urgency and meaning – means a lot more … Continue reading

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A Tribute to My Mom – Phyllis Elaine (Woodruff) Jager

October is usually a fun month for us, typically full of birthdays, anniversary, Halloween, etc.  But this year we also lost my mom, Phyllis Jager, and life is now forever different. Her 72nd birthday was on October 8, and on … Continue reading

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Jason Day’s Story

Cool story about one the games best today.  Persevere, hang in there and never say die…. It’s a reminder to myself as much as it is to anyone reading.

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