The Wagner Daily – January 20, 2022
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MTG Market Timing Model – Buy (though both SP 500 & Nasdaq are on standby for a sell signal)
Our timing model was designed to keep our trades in line with the prevailing market trend, not to call tops or catch bottoms in S&P 500 or Nasdaq Composite.
today’s watchlist (potential trade entries):
- No trades triggered
Nasdaq Composite remains in a sharp selloff after following through on Tuesday’s break of the 200-day MA with a -1% loss. The Nasdaq is likely headed for a test or undercut of the prior low.
S&P 500 is below the 100-day EMA and likely headed to the 4,500 area.
$DIA and $QQQ are closing in on the 200-day MA.
In last night’s report we discussed a few unofficial short ideas in $TSLA and $XPEV. Both triggered and sold off sharply. $MU and $ON were on the unofficil watchlist and were hit hard as well.
There are no new official setups for Thursday. There wasn’t much out there in terms of low-risk entry points yesterday and after Wednesday’s selling the setups have really dried up.
There is one unofficial long idea in iShares China Large-Cap ETF ($FXI), which has pulled back into support from the rising 8-day and 20-day EMAs after a strong thrust off the lows.
A move through Wednesday’s high is the trigger.
Unofficial Setups – For experienced traders only, no guidance is given for these setups.
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For those new to this report, our share size is pretty conservative with max. size around 10% of equity per trade. We do this because we prefer to trade 10-12 names to keep the report active. However, if your goal is to maximize returns, taking 18-25% positions is the way to go. If trading in a non-margin account, this will limit the portfolio to 4-5 positions. If on margin, then 8-10 positions. Our risk per trade on average is just over 1/2 of 1%. Experienced traders may want to risk 1% to 2% per trade. For example, a 20% position in a 100k account with a 6% stop loss would result in a $1,200 loss (1.2%).
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