SPY rose by 0.9% this week, while my account fell by 0.1%.
The market tends to make a spike-low every 35 to 40 days. There have been 33 trading days since the last spike-low on Nov. 25th.
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For this year, the SPY and me rows in the table now start at +0.0 on JA 01, rather than restarting at +0.0 each week.
RWM: Gapped down on Tuesday, so I bought more at a lower price
(which effectively tightened my stop-loss). I had a
limit-order to buy a third tranche if SPY rose to $130.50 (just
below major resistance), but that didn’t happen.
Next week: consider tightening the stop to 5%. The 8% stop is for index funds to be held for several months, but I have doubts that I can really bear to hold this thing so long. If I’m going to sell it at the January spike-low, the correct trailing-stop value is 5%.
MACD-based swing trades
Still no swing trades this week! Hopefully the Minor  wave has just begun today and will trend downward next week. PPO-signal is now only 0.18 and PPO-histogram is -0.20, so my robot-trader won’t buy anything unless there is a sharp drop of maybe 2% to trigger the delta rule.