Aug 16, 2019 (Stock Traders Daily via COMTEX) -- The Spdr S&p 500 /zigman2/quotes/209901640/composite SPY -0.44% update and the technical summary table below can help you manage risk and optimize returns. We have day, swing, and longer-term trading plans for SPY, and 1300 other stocks too, updated in real time for our trial subscribers . The data below is a snapshot, but updates are available now.
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The technical summary data tells us to buy SPY near 283.13 with an upside target of 300.70. This data also tells us to set a stop loss @ 282.87 to protect against excessive loss in case the stock begins to move against the trade. 283.13 is the first level of support below 284.65 , and by rule, any test of support is a buy signal. In this case, support 283.13 would be being tested, so a buy signal would exist.
The technical summary data is suggesting a short of SPY as it gets near 300.70 with a downside target of 283.13. We should have a stop loss in place at 300.96 though. 300.70 is the first level of resistance above 284.65, and by rule, any test of resistance is a short signal. In this case, if resistance 300.70 is being tested, so a short signal would exist.