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Who really knows what the non farm payroll number is going to be; could be stronger or weaker.

I did three spot trades; the first one was going LONG EURUSD, going SHORT GBPUSD, and then going SHORT USDJPY.  All three trades were placed on a stop if offered or bid.

In the case of the GBPUSD, I was hedging against a possible stronger non farm payroll number, so I SHORT GBPUSD stop if bid at 1.6100 when the spot was at 1.6131.

As we all know, when the weaker non farm payroll number came out at 148K versus expectations of 180K, the USD got clobbered and the GBPUSD when up to 1.6200.

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