Anytime someone says something cannot be done I think "they believe that because they have not succeeded". Many people attack this method of trading or that method, depending on where they have experienced success. It is important to keep your mind open about things, yet realistic so are not a sucker blown by every wind of trade strategy. To not be open to taking a scalp when news comes out that knocks the market off balance to me is loss of revenue- actually a very big loss. Scalping on a daily basis as a regular trading strategy is not my cup of tea, but I am careful not to put strategies down- especially when I know traders that regularly and successfully employ them. The trick is not the strategy as I believe many strategies have at least some merit under some market conditions- it is the trader who is the key element.
-- Catch the market with it's pants down - Trim away the fat --