Live: Monday, Aug. 20, 2018

2:10 p.m. New York time

I entered a bear call spread position on SPY.

11:55 a.m. New York time

This morning’s SPY chart, covering five days with 5-minute bars.

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I’ve moved the degrees up a bit, making the Aug. 15 low the end of the 1st wave of Minuette degree. For this chart I’ve counted the Aug. 20 high as the end of the 2nd wave of Minuette degree. It could also be seen as the end of the A wave of the Subminuette.

In either case, the next wave is down, and I plan to re-enter SPY today or tomorrow, with a bear position.

By Tim Bovee, Portland, Oregon, Aug. 20, 2018

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