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What happened to $SPY and $QQQ on the days after 2% intraday drop, a historical view

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The days when the indexes drop 2% or more during the day are painful. Here is a quick study on $SPY and $QQQ since 2017.

The days when the indexes drop 2% or more during the day are painful.

Here is a quick study on $SPY and $QQQ since 2017. Long at open the day after 2%+ drop from intraday high to close. So we buy at open and sell at close the next day after 2%+ red day.

Backtest Setup

The Result

Up most of the times during the trading hours on the next day... $QQQ seems to be more rebound ready. This week feels like the red can continue forever.

QQQ and SPY results

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