Live: Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019

4:40 p.m. New York time

My order on EEM expired unfilled.

10:05 a.m. New York time

I’ve placed an order for a short iron condor on EEM. My asking price is $0.55. No fill yet.

9:35 a.m. New York time

I’ve added ARKW to my managed shares portfolio, for an entry price of $50.11. The Fisher Transform gave a buy signal yesterday, and the trend is confirmed by a Bullish Engulfing candlestick pattern.

ARKW bullish engulfing pattern, daily bars at the Aug. 7, 2019 close



This brings my holdings back to three as the markets settle after the large drop earlier in the week.

sym slot # price $ sector
GDXJ 1 40.79 metals
SLV 2 15.88 metals
ARKW 3 50.11 technology-internet
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I declined 11 Fisher Transform buy signals from Wednesday because they lacked trend confirmation. They are ACWX, BBJP, EIDO, EWC, EWJ, EWP, EWQ, EWT, XHB, XLU and XLY.

By Tim Bovee, Portland, Oregon, August 8, 2019


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