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One benefit of traditional “buy and hold” investing is the ability to fully participate in all upside gains of bull markets. However, one major disadvantage of long-term investing, compared to shorter-term swing trading like we do, is the inability to control risk and volatility in downtrending or bearish markets (click here for our comparison of […]

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Over the past four days, we have been tracking the inversely correlated ProShares UltraShort Oil and Gas ETF ($DUG) for a possible long entry on pullback into the 20-day and 200-day moving averages. Yesterday, DUG formed the reversal candle we were looking for, as a possible pivot for a buy entry. As a result, we […]

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In the May 30 issue of The Wagner Daily stock newsletter and on this blog post,  we stated that the S&P 500 SPDR ($SPY) and PowerShares Nasdaq 100 ETF ($QQQ), two common ETF proxies for the broad market, would likely need to “undercut” support of their respective 200-day moving averages before a significant bottom and reversal […]

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