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The Unconscious Link Between Sports Trading and Gambling

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 Helen M A Munroe (September 10, 2008)  It is taken as read that anybody who has anything to do with odds, stakes and bets is either a bookmaker or a punter. There are varying degrees of gambler from the casual pound on the Grand National through the problem gambler putting their mortgage on a horse to the professional gambler who makes a steady living from betting. Professional gamblers are a breed apart. They often .. (Day Trading)

CFD Day Trading Strategies - The Top 5 Reasons Why Day Traders Love Contract For Difference

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 William Potter (September 10, 2008)  By far the most common question asked among budding CFD traders is ‘what are the best CFD day trading strategies or the best winning CFD trading strategies that the profitable CFD traders use?' Here we'll look at the top 5 reasons why day traders prefer to trade a contract for difference over other derivative products and uncover the most common CFD day trading strategies. 1. No .. (Day Trading)

Trading Rule Part 1 - Set the Difference Between Novice and Professional Trader

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 Paul Liew (September 09, 2008)  If you ask me what is the major difference between a novice and a professional trader, the difference is whether he or she set the trading rules and follow the rules. There are thousands set of trading rules that you can create or follow, what I recommend is that you do not need to create a certain of trading rules, you can just follow them which came from the famous investor and .. (Day Trading)

Trading Rule Part 2 - Set the Difference Between Novice and Professional Trader

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 Paul Liew (September 09, 2008)  From the previous article, I mentioned 4 trading rules, no 1 - Always do market research, no 2 - Limit your trading size, no 3 - Give your trade a reason, no 4 - Set exit level. In part 2, I would like to share certain rules that I follow after I have entered the trade. Rule 5 - Never average out a losing position. If you are having a losing position, try to minimize the loss by .. (Day Trading)

Trading Rule Part 3 - Set the Difference Between Novice and Professional Trader

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 Paul Liew (September 09, 2008)  From the previous article, I mentioned another 4 trading rules after you enter the trade, no 5 - Never average out a losing position, no 6 - Always update yourself with Economy calendar, no 7 - Always update yourself with the Stock news, no 8 - Always do analysis after market close. Lastly in this trilogy of the trading rule articles, I would like to share more about the trading .. (Day Trading)

Indicators Are Liars! Trading Using Support & Resistance Levels

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 Aamar Hussain (September 09, 2008)  Many traders believe that to be successful you need mountains of indicators that give you some kind of “edge" over the market. I am here to say that trading as a means of consistent income does not have to be painful or difficult. That less is certainly more when it comes to trading. I've met traders with every indicator under the sun on their charts, with years of training under .. (Day Trading)

E Minis Versus CFDs

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 Kade Gillingham (September 09, 2008)  Trading E Minis has become very popular over the last two years and lots of traders worldwide are making the switch. There are many reasons why they are making the transition and I am going to outlay some of them in this article. No market makers; This means no spreads and no one with their hand in your pocket! You pay $5 usd round trip commission on every trade per contract. .. (Day Trading)

Emini Systems - Are Simple Emini Systems of Any Value?

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 Waldemar Puszkarz (September 09, 2008)  According to Comrade Napoleon, a chief character of “Animal Farm, " a famous Orwell satire, “all animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than other. " This apt observation of Comrade Napoleon can be applied to the world of trading systems, including emini futures trading systems that are of our main interest here, although in a somewhat different form. Namely, it .. (Day Trading)

Trading E Mini Futures For Big Profits

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 Kade Gillingham (September 08, 2008)  The E Minis are US stock indexes such as the S&P 500, Dow Jones and NASDAQ. They are traded electronically using a trading platform on your computer. Daily Trading on the US E Minis exceeds $USD40 Billion dollars per day. It was launched by the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and is now regarded by leading financial experts as one of the most successful financial product ever launched. .. (Day Trading)

Day Trading Forums - 3 Good Reasons to Join a Trading Forum

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 Ian C Jackson (September 07, 2008)  It's definitely best if you can learn to make you own trading decisions. But sometimes you may feel like you are all on your own and just need to feed off someone else, or maybe confirm a suspicion you have, bounce an idea off someone, or just plain chat. We are fortunate to live in the age of the internet and because of this, you are never on you own - during the times when you don't .. (Day Trading)

CFD Tips and Tricks Using Contract For Difference - 3 Key Tips to Keep You Safe

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 William Potter (September 07, 2008)  CFD trading or Contracts for Difference have been generating so much interest of late that it's important to understand the basics of this exciting product before getting too involved. Here I'll show you 3 key tips to keep you safe and give you some key areas to focus on when you do your next CFD trade. 1. CFD trading leverage. CFD trading is just a leveraged stock market opportunity .. (Day Trading)

Introducing Options Strategy - Vertical Spread

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 Paul Liew (September 07, 2008)  There are more than 20 options strategies can be applied, but one of my favorite is Vertical Spread. The meaning of vertical spread is that you purchase and sell options of the same type (same stock symbol) with same expiration date but with the different strike price. In Vertical spread, you can choose to apply bull put spread, bear call spread, bull call spread and bear put spread. .. (Day Trading)

How to Make Money Trading Sports Online

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 Helen M A Munroe (September 07, 2008)  Trading sports online can be a very profitable pastime and as more and more people get involved that means just one thing. . . liquidity. With the invention of the betting exchange and the rise and rise of the main one, Betfair, there is increasingly more money being traded on sporting events. From horse racing to tennis and football to greyhound racing there are many markets to choose . (Day Trading)

Big Day Trading Mistakes - Do Not Ignore These 3 Crucial Points When You Start Trading

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 Ian C Jackson (September 07, 2008)  So many potentially good traders can easily be put off from the outset, because they failed to follow three main rules when they started out. Losing money is result, and the most common problem is ignorance, or at least lack of proper knowledge. It's not essentially their fault, because there's so much available to temp people into trading quickly and easily. Not that it need to be .. (Day Trading)

Trading For A Living - Is It Easy? Hardly!

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 Scott A. Cole (September 07, 2008)  Trading for a living, what could be a more alluring profession? The Forbes list of the 500 wealthiest people in the world is littered with names of people who have amassed huge fortunes in the world of Wall Street. Warren Buffett, George Soros, Paul Tudor Jones, James Simons, Louis Bacon, and Eddie Lampert, just to name a few. In 2007, to make the list of 100 top earners on Wall Street, . (Day Trading)

Day Trading - 3 Points That Show Why Technical Analysis Does Work

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 Ian C Jackson (September 06, 2008)  It is so easy to become completely bogged down trying to keep up with the company news updates, you know, the feeds you get on the financial news channels. This causes you to get frustrated and often confused. There's a lot of very interesting information, but does it serve to help our trading decisions? Remember, no two people have the same perspective on anything, and that includes .. (Day Trading)

Trading Risk Management - Rule of Three

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 Lance Beggs (September 04, 2008)  Would you like to discover a quick and simple risk management strategy that is easy to apply to any trading plan, and has the potential to vastly improve results? Excellent! I'm not talking about the placement of stop losses, which is what most people consider as ‘risk management’. Rather, this is a simple tool for managing the risk in your trading business. Effective .. (Day Trading)

Hedging vs Speculation

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 Moyo Mamora (September 03, 2008)  - Hedging / Price Protection Hedging is strategy that involves cancelling out or reducing the risk is an investment, serving as a form of insurance. Take for example hedge fund manager who has a portfolio that has mirrored the Dow Jones or any other index of stocks, there may be information that is expected to be released that will move the market in a certain direction. The fund .. (Day Trading)

Day Trading - The Dow Emini, Review For Wednesday

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 M Moore (September 03, 2008)  It was another tug of war type of market day on Wednesday which saw the Dow endlessly struggle to keep from losing more ground. The financial news from today was mixed, and this contributed to the market appearing to have no idea what direction to take for the majority of the day. Market and YM volume was slow at times, erratic at others and this caused the point moves on the YM chart .. (Day Trading)

Discover a Winning Forex Trading System Course

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 John Hurt (September 02, 2008)  Forex? It isn't as easy as the advert said, that was my first thought. I now know that everyone who's anyone needs a method in place and the easiest way to do so is through a reliable forex trading system course. If you're anything like me, you've started trading forex to make extra money, not lose it and with a small investment (be it time or money) you can join the high rollers and .. (Day Trading)

A Forex Trading System Course For the Dream Life

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 John Hurt (September 02, 2008)  A dream car, a nice suit, oodles of money in the bank a trophy wife and then I'll be happy. I don't ask much. Now whilst I like the idea of sipping cocktails on the beach, my feet are firmly on the ground now I've found a forex trading system course that promises the lifestyle I want with the salary I need. It isn't really about that opening line above, it is about the right work life .. (Day Trading)

Support and Resistance - The Greatest Trading Tool

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 Lance Beggs (September 01, 2008)  Despite all the hype from the internet marketers who try to sell you the latest trading ‘secrets', the fact is there are NO secrets. * Identify setups which provide the potential for lower risk and/or higher probability trades. * Enter and manage those trades in a consistent and disciplined manner. * Minimize risk. * Manage your money. * Manage your emotions. * Journal your .. (Day Trading)

How to Become a Day Trader Today

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 Michael Pergrem (September 01, 2008)  So you want to know how to become a day trader. Well I am happy for you. Being a day trader is one of the best careers on earth in my opinion. You can do what you want, when you want. You do not have to answer to anyone. All you need to do is learn how to become a day trader. That being said, it is not as difficult as one might think to learn how to become a day trader. All you need is .. (Day Trading)

Day Trading Using a Desktop Stock Ticker

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 Mike Meyers (August 28, 2008)  Day trading refers to the technique of buying and selling stocks (and currencies) throughout the trading day. When doing day trading you usually do not keep the stock for very long, but instead you buy and sell the stock throughout the day whenever development in stock prices gives you a profit. Needles to say, trading often takes place in a rapid pace and timing in day trading is .. (Day Trading)

Technical Versus Fundamental Analysis

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 Altaf Sahibzada (August 27, 2008)  The two foremost analyses in predicting the capital markets are the fundamental analysis and the technical analysis. Both have their own advantages and limitations. Many investors use both of them together as complementary to one another. Basis of Technical Analysis The fundamental principle behind technical analysis is that the fundamentals get quickly absorbed in the price of an .. (Day Trading)

Moving Averages and Scalp Trading

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 Altaf Sahibzada (August 27, 2008)  Moving Average constitutes a very popular method of predicting the price trend or movement of an underlying holding. With its help, one can quickly understand the trend of a stock or currency. Moving Averages smoothen out erratic movements in prices or charts. With this method, it becomes easy to see a clear picture about the behavior in the price of a security. This is a very simple .. (Day Trading)

Day Trading Community - Join One Today

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 David Jose (August 26, 2008)  Everybody nowadays wants to indulge in day trading as it offers an opportunity of earning reasonable money on a daily basis from the comfort of his or her home. All they have to do is to convince themselves that day trading is a decent way of having some extra income in addition to what they are already earning from their regular sources of income. An online day trading community helps . (Day Trading)

Join Stock Trading Community For Interactive Online Business

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 David Jose (August 26, 2008)  Never jump into a business that you are not aware about and this recommendation will help you to save yourself from a major loss. Specially when a person wants to start with a business like stock trading then it is better to think over this decision twice, as this kind of a business requires lot of trading skills. Market is flooded with big stock traders who are working day in and out .. (Day Trading)

Understanding The Day Trading Community

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 David Jose (August 25, 2008)  The concept of trading has taken a diversified meaning, especially in the present world in which trading is the basic work culture. Traditional trading is no more in the market. The world wide web has taken over everything that matters a lot, and we are completely in the hands of potential websites. The most effective consequence made by the internet invasion is the prevailing online .. (Day Trading)

Trading The Global Futures Market For Wealth Creation

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 Ugochukwu Stanley Nwachukwu (August 25, 2008)  With the persistent downward movement in the global stock market, the allocation of some portion of investment capital to futures trading can provide a means of achieving greater portfolio diversification and a potentially higher overall rate of return on investments. Unlike investment in equity, a trader in futures market can make money when the market goes down as well as when the .. (Day Trading)

Options Trading - Avoid High-Priced Seminars

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 Brian Plain (August 25, 2008)  The stock market is down, yet options activity is up. That means that many are finding themselves taking control of their assets and getting into the Wall Street game of leverage. Leverage can provide great opportunities for many looking to increase their returns and hedge against market risk. Unfortunately, with the wave of options activity, we've seen many firms offering high-priced .. (Day Trading)

Stock Trading Community - Easy Speculation and Proper Calculation

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 David Jose (August 25, 2008)  The business of stock market is very difficult and sometimes it becomes quite complex to understand the move of market. You can not speculate the exact movement and direction of market and that is why people consider risk factor associated with the stock market before investing in it. Nowadays Internet has made it somewhat easy to understand the move of market because it has become the .. (Day Trading)

Hedge Funds - Saviors For Delinquent Mortgages

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 Julia Vakulenko (August 23, 2008)  The mortgage and banking sectors are facing different challenges. The slowing deposits, interest earnings, operational revenues and rising costs are posing threats to the overall existence of such lenders. Thus, expect that mortgaged homes and foreclosed properties are not usually retained by the banks. So where do the assets go? Do not be surprised to find out that hedge funds are into . (Day Trading)

What is Day Trading? - The Basics

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 Greg Chan (August 21, 2008)  Day trading is the practice of buying and selling financial instruments, such as stocks, stock options, currencies, and futures contracts, within the same day such that your positions are usually closed before the end of the day. Day trading used to be the sole realm of professional investors. In fact, many day traders work for banks or investment firms. Advances in technology and the .. (Day Trading)

How to Build Residual Income From Investing

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 Sam Simon Jones (August 21, 2008)  The coterie of the new rich swear by the efficiency, benefits and sheer pleasure of money coming in from various sources without them having to do any work, whatsoever. Imagine how it might look like when you dip your toes on waters alongside tropical beaches of Bali or Goa and your money just seems to be hitting the bank in time for you to withdraw. Investing in stock markets and other . (Day Trading)

"Leaning" on Bids and Offers - How Pros Really Trade

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 Johh Grady (August 18, 2008)  This is one of the setups which professional day traders look for on a daily basis. Leaning "Leaning" is a term used by day traders. It refers to leaning on a bid or offer. In other words, if the market has been ranging between 5 and 10 and it's currently trading 9 bid / offer 10, traders who are short at 8 and 9 are leaning on the 10s. They are hoping that offer will hold. If it looks . (Day Trading)

Day Trading - And How Not to Make the Big Scary Mistake I Made

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 Ian C Jackson (August 18, 2008)  When I became aware of the increasing use of the stock market, or in other words, when a colleague suggested I look at trading instead of saving bonds, I started to buy a well know stocks and shares magazine, from the local newsagent. I remember getting really interested in some of the advertisements for trading tuition, one company stood off the page to me at the time. Anyway, I .. (Day Trading)

What is a Margin Account?

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 Nicholas Swezey (August 18, 2008)  You may have heard of margin accounts several times and wondered what they were and if you needed one. Basically, margin accounts give you greater flexibility for trading with your brokerage. However, the added benefits come with greater risks, so please read your broker's agreements carefully. Benefit #1 - Borrowing Money There are three main benefits of having a margin account over a . (Day Trading)

Day Trading - An Easy Introduction to 3 Aspects of Day Trading

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 Ian C Jackson (August 17, 2008)  Sometimes you will hear the term “end of day trading". Needless to say, I took the term rather literally when I first came across it. Day trading is founded on the principle of using prices of stocks as they are at the end of each day's trading hours. Generally, all trading activity takes place during any one day. Traders make their judgements based on the performance of the .. (Day Trading)

Day Trading - 5 Reasons You Should Avoid Day Trading Like a Snake Bite

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 Ian C Jackson (August 17, 2008)  Day trading is not for everyone. Along with the many advantages of it, you should be wary of the pitfalls; the things you would have to give up. Here are 5 things for you to consider: 1.  If you really enjoy working long full time hours then you need to carefully consider whether you want to day trade. When you get more experienced with trading, you will find you can probably sit at .. (Day Trading)

Looking at the Big Picture

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 Joe Ross (August 15, 2008)  When you begin trading, the one thing you want most is success. You are trying something new. Most traders first starting out feel unsure, a bit uneasy. You're taking a chance with your hard-earned money; there is big risk involved. I don't know of any beginning trader who plans on failing, yet the possibility is there, and it is beyond your imagination to consider what you'll do next .. (Day Trading)

Research Is The Name Of The Game

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 Christopher Strudwick (August 13, 2008)  I do most of my research after the day's trading has finished. Firstly I look for stocks that have performed well today and add them to my prospect list. This number varies from time to time but the average number can be as high as 50 or so. The reason for so many prospects is because only a small percentage will eventually match my entry criteria. So because of this I am entering new .. (Day Trading)

Surviving in the Wilderness and Surviving in the Market Are Very Similar

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 Michael Meangelo (August 13, 2008)  Dear Fellow Traders, I don't watch a lot of television. I don't have anything against it, it's just that between my responsibilities of trading and being a father, I don't have a lot of time. But, there are two shows I try to watch whenever I can. I am sure you think I am going to say, Fast Money or Mad Money or CNBC or Squawk Box or Bloomberg TV, but you are incorrect. No, it's Man .. (Day Trading)

Simple Vs Exponential Moving Averages - Which is Better?

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 Ian C Jackson (August 13, 2008)  Which moving average you use will depend on your trading and investing style and preferences. The simple moving average has a lag in comparison with its couzin, but the exponential moving average may be prone to quicker breaks. Some traders prefer to use exponential moving averages for shorter time periods to capture changes more quickly. Some investors prefer simple moving averages .. (Day Trading)

Why Technical Analysis Doesn't Work

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 Johh Grady (August 12, 2008)  If you've ever contemplated day trading, there is something of which you need to be aware. All the day trading systems suck. They don't work. No day trading system works. Technical analysis doesn't work. The reason is very simple. A chart is nothing more than a graphical representation of what happened in the past. It means nothing. Support and resistance levels only hold up if someone . (Day Trading)

Day Trading ETF - Is This the Right Way to Invest in ETFs

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 Jonathan Gibson (August 12, 2008)  ETFs have become a popular trading tool for many people over the past few years. There are now ETFs for basically any sector or index you can think of: ETF oil, ETF gold, ETF energy, ETF Dow, and so on. The list is a mile long. The basic thing about ETFs is that they allow you to cling to a portfolio of stocks or bonds and save you the time and the risk of handpicking stocks. There are . (Day Trading)

Day Trading - What You Should Know About Greed & Fear

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 Ian C Jackson (August 12, 2008)  Two states of mind are prevalent in the world of financial trading, these being greed and fear. In spite of whatever you may believe, even about yourself, you and everyone else succumbs to these too powerful emotions. Why? Because it's human nature. Yes, you will carry these emotions just like any trader does, particularly if you are a new trader. Don't worry, as I said, you're in good . (Day Trading)

Cheap Trading - Why Having Cheap Trading is Most Important For Beginning Traders

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 Daniel B. Johnson (August 12, 2008)  A beginning trader is faced with having to make many choices as they get started. They must decide which stocks to focus on first and how to increase their online trading education. Most importantly, they should be concerned about managing their risk so they don't end up losing a lot of money fast and ending their trading career early. One reason the beginner should focus on cheap .. (Day Trading)

The Mt4 Expert Advisor Taking the FX World by Storm

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 Michel Brockworth (August 10, 2008)  Mt4 expert advisor? Yes, MT stands for metatrader in case you didn't know, so mt4 is simply short for MetaTrader 4. Mt4 is basically an online platform which is designed for financial institutions dealing with Forex, CFD and more. In the Forex world, Metatrader is one of the most popular trading platforms right now. So when you'd feel like making a whole bunch of money (hopefully .. (Day Trading)

The Best Expert Advisor Reviews Ever

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 Michel Brockworth (August 10, 2008)  An Expert Advisor is not something you want to be without, believe me. If you read our expert advisor reviews you would definitely agree. . . So what is an expert advisor then? Basically, an Expert Advisor is a solution for the lazy trader, simple as that. If you're lazy like me then you want to put most of the boring tasks in your life on autopilot. . . and that is exactly what the .. (Day Trading)




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