**Notice how in each of the above examples the mkt did exactly what I was anticipating BUT and its a big but -- without me holding the desired position, aka "no fill."
This is the reality of actual trading as opposed to simulated trading which may have been executed. To compound the pain of missing these types of oppty's it can often happen after a streak of breakeven or losing trades.
Nothing can prepare novice/aspiring Traders for this type of sequence. It must be experienced first hand, then once more and again until it simply becomes part of doing business.