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Predictably, I panicked this morning and covered my shorts by grabbing less of a profit on each than I could have/ should have. But the money is now in my account, not just out of grasp on a quote board of flickering bids and asks.

Gees, it takes gumption to trade against the market and its perennially long bias, maybe more than I have. Intellectually, I know this market is a short. But emotionally, it's scary to put the necessary trades. That's why I hide in bonds, with my profits locked by the high probability of maturity.

But this market's going down, and if I'm not short, I'm losing money. So I need to figure out a way of doing it that doesn't scare me into doing silly things, like closing positions too early.

Tough, tough game this investing/trading stuff.
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