Wednesday was a busy day both with many shorts triggering and the SPX hitting it’s downside target and reversing on volume. Its always important to know the Big Picture which is described here here . A bounce was expected and when the volume came in I decided to remove all shorts (and short related trades) until we see how the bounce materializes. For now I remain nimble on swing setups and will remove them quickly as the market reaches important levels.
On Wednesday the following stocks triggered short WSM, AFL, DXD (long but a short ETF), EMN, DVY and USG. All of these were closed shortly after the market bottomed and were closed along with the FTO and GMXR shorts. All were at a small profit except for one.
Three new long setups are being added to the watchlist today. SNDK, BID and CIEN
SNDK long over 30.20
BID long over 25.50
CIEN long over 13.50