Live: Monday, Aug. 13, 2018

9:50 a.m. New York time

SPY this morning is trading within the prior day’s range. In Elliott wave terms, at a very low degree the downward wave that began Friday is in a 4th wave counter-trend correction. (See Friday’s chart.) These are very small movements that have little significance to most human traders; the downward movement has only just begun and has much distance to travel before it reaches its end.

I anticipate no trades today.

By Tim Bovee, Portland, Oregon, Aug. 13, 2018

Tim Bovee, Private Trader tracks the analysis and trades of a private trader for his own accounts. Nothing in this blog constitutes a recommendation to buy or sell stocks, options or any other financial instrument. The only purpose of this blog is to provide education and entertainment.

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