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Futures (ES, NQ, GC, CL) – 28 June 2017

28 June 2017

Daily status of the futures of Gold (GC), WTI Crude (CL), Nasdaq 100 (NQ) and S&P 500 (ES)

Futures (ES, NQ, GC, CL) – 27 June 2017

27 June 2017

Daily status of the futures of Gold (GC), WTI Crude (CL), Nasdaq 100 (NQ) and S&P 500 (ES)

Futures (ES, NQ, GC, CL) – 23 June 17

23 June 2017

Daily status of the futures of Gold (GC), WTI Crude (CL), Nasdaq 100 (NQ) and S&P 500 (ES)

Options – 18 December 15 Monthly Income – Bull PUT on SPX

Update

14 December 2015

We closed this CALL credit spread and bought it back for $0.05. Overall, it was a small profit to be redeployed for the next trade.

8 December 2015

We sold a monthly CALL credit spread at 2135/2145 for $1.10. The total Return-on-Risk for this new trade is 1.10/8.90 = 12.36 % excluding transaction cost. The PUT credit spread was closed for $1.75.

27 November 2015

We sold a monthly PUT credit spread at 2015/2005 for $1.15. The total Return-on-Risk for this new trade is 1.15/8.85 = 13.00 % excluding transaction cost. Expiration is at 9:30 am, 18 December 2015 (EST)

Options – 21 August 15 Monthly Income – Bull PUT on SPX

Update

21 August 2015

This PUT credit spread expired worthless. The Settlement price was 2015.47.

13 July 2015

We sold a monthly PUT credit spread at 1980/1970 for $1.30. The total Return-on-Risk for this new trade is 1.30/8.70 = 14.94 % excluding transaction cost. Expiration is at 9:30 am, 21 August 2015 (EST)

Options – 17 July 15 Monthly Income – Bull PUT on SPX

Update

13 July 2015

We closed this trade by buying it back for $0.05. Option expiration is this coming Friday morning.

15 June 2015

We sold a monthly PUT credit spread at 1980/1970 for $1.30. The total Return-on-Risk for this new trade is 1.30/8.70 = 14.94 % excluding transaction cost. Expiration is at 9:30 am, 17 July 2015 (EST)

Options – 18 June 15 Monthly Income – Bear Call on SPX

Update

5 June 2015

We closed this trade by buying it back for $0.05. Option expiration is another 2 weeks away.

18 May 2015

We sold a monthly CALL credit spread at 2185/2195 for $1.05. The total Return-on-Risk for this new trade is 1.05/8.95 = 11.7 % excluding transaction cost. Expiration is at 9:30 am, 19 June 2015 (EST)

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8 July 2020 – Indices continue its surge

Summary (The Week Ahead)
$DJTUpTrend and in a Squeeze. /YMUpTrend and in preliminary Squeeze. /RTYUpTrend and in a Squeeze. /NQUpTrend. /ESUpTrend and in a Squeeze.

The indices are now in their volatility compression and continues to Squeeze higher.

/CLUpTrend and in a Squeeze. /GCUpTrend. /ZB – UpTrend. HYGUpTrend. DBCUpTrend.

Junk bond (HYG) is in an UpTrend and commodities (DBC) is in an UpTrend. Powerful uptrend signals.

$DXY – DownTrending and in a Squeeze. EUR/USD – UpTrend and in a Squeeze. USD/JPY – DownTrend and in a Squeeze.

Market Internals
Market Sentiment – Extremely Bullish. Put/Call ratio – 0.551. Market Breadth – sloping downward showing more losers than gainers. Volume Acc/Dis – sloping upward and showing accumulation. Vix –28.08. Vix Futures – 29.30. Skew – 144.46.

Indices continue upwards with strong buying pressure. Now that we are after the 4th July celebration, it is likely that the buying pressure will taper off.

Relative Strength – Sectors.

On a 3-monthly lookback, the relative strength order of the S&P ETF 500 sectors are XLK, XLY, /ES, SPX, SPY, XLB, XLP, XLV, XLI, XLF, XLU and XLE.

On a 12-monthly lookback, the relative strength order of the S&P 500 ETFs are XLK, XLY, XLV, XLB, SPX, /ES, SPY, XLP, XLI, XLU, XLF and XLE.  


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6 July 2020 – Indices continued upwards after 4th July

Summary (The Week Ahead)
$DJTUpTrend. /YMUpTrend and in preliminary Squeeze. /RTYUpTrend and in a Squeeze. /NQUpTrend and in a Squeeze. /ESUpTrend and in a Squeeze.

The indices are now in their volatility compression and continues to Squeeze higher.

/CLUpTrend and in a Squeeze. /GCUpTrend. /ZB – UpTrend. HYGUpTrend. DBCUpTrend and in a preliminary Squeeze.

Junk bond (HYG) is in an UpTrend and commodities (DBC) is in an UpTrend. Powerful uptrend signals.

$DXY – Ranging and in a Squeeze. EUR/USD – UpTrend and in a Squeeze. USD/JPYUpTrend and in a Squeeze.

Market Internals
Market Sentiment – Bullish. Put/Call ratio – 0.578. Market Breadth – sloping upward showing more gainers than losers. Volume Acc/Dis – sloping upward and showing accumulation. Vix –28.80. Vix Futures – 29.80. Skew – 140.98.

Indices continue upwards with strong buying pressure. Now that we are after the 4th July celebration, it is likely that the buying pressure will taper off.

Relative Strength – Sectors.

On a 3-monthly lookback, the relative strength order of the S&P ETF 500 sectors are XLK, XLY, SPX, SPY, XLV, XLB, /ES, XLI, XLP, XLF, XLE and XLU.

On a 12-monthly lookback, the relative strength order of the S&P 500 ETFs are XLK, XLY, XLV, XLB, SPX, SPY, /ES, XLP, XLI, XLU, XLF and XLE.  


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2 July 2020 – NFP surged 4.8 Million, indices soared

Summary (The Week Ahead)
$DJTUpTrend. /YMUpTrend and in preliminary Squeeze. /RTYUpTrend and in a Squeeze. /NQUpTrend and in a Squeeze. /ESUpTrend and in a Squeeze.

The indices are now in their volatility compression and continues to Squeeze higher.

/CLUpTrend and in a Squeeze. /GCUpTrend. /ZB – UpTrend. HYGUpTrend. DBCUpTrend and in a preliminary Squeeze.

Junk bond (HYG) is in an UpTrend and commodities (DBC) is in an UpTrend. Powerful uptrend signals.

$DXY – Ranging and in a Squeeze. EUR/USD – UpTrend and in a Squeeze. USD/JPYUpTrend and in a Squeeze.

Market Internals
Market Sentiment – Bullish. Put/Call ratio – 0.578. Market Breadth – sloping upward showing more gainers than losers. Volume Acc/Dis – sloping upward and showing accumulation. Vix –28.80. Vix Futures – 29.80. Skew – 140.98.

Indices continue upwards with strong buying pressure. Now that we are after the 4th July celebration, it is likely that the buying pressure will taper off.

Relative Strength – Sectors.

On a 3-monthly lookback, the relative strength order of the S&P ETF 500 sectors are XLK, XLY, SPX, SPY, XLV, XLB, /ES, XLI, XLP, XLF, XLE and XLU.

On a 12-monthly lookback, the relative strength order of the S&P 500 ETFs are XLK, XLY, XLV, XLB, SPX, SPY, /ES, XLP, XLI, XLU, XLF and XLE.  


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1 July 2020 – NFP employment up, Indices up

Summary (The Week Ahead)
$DJTUpTrend. /YMUpTrend and in preliminary Squeeze. /RTYUpTrend and in a Squeeze. /NQUpTrend and in a Squeeze. /ESUpTrend and in a Squeeze.

The indices are now in their volatility compression and the likelihood of it Squeezing upward is high.

/CLUpTrend and in a Squeeze. /GCUpTrend. /ZB – UpTrend. HYG – DownTrend. DBCUpTrend and in a Squeeze.

Junk bond (HYG) is in a DownTrend and commodities (DBC) is in an UpTrend. Mixed signals.

$DXY – Ranging. EUR/USD – UpTrend and in a Squeeze. USD/JPYUpTrend.

Market Internals
Market Sentiment – Bullish. Put/Call ratio – 0.625. Market Breadth – sloping downward showing more losers to gainers. Volume Acc/Dis – sloping upward and showing accumulation. Vix –28.62. Vix Futures – 29.90. Skew – 142.44.

The indices are now in a volatility compression. Which way will it Squeeze their way? Skew is way above 142 which signal a potential for a fat tail event. We are near to the 4th July which is when the market is typically rather bullish. It is likely that early next week, the market will fall.

Relative Strength – Sectors.

On a 3-monthly lookback, the relative strength order of the S&P ETF 500 sectors are XLK, XLY, SPX, /ES, SPY, XLV, XLB, XLP, XLI, XLU, XLF and XLE.

On a 12-monthly lookback, the relative strength order of the S&P 500 ETFs are XLK, XLY, XLV, XLB, SPX, SPY, /ES, XLP, XLI, XLU, XLF and XLE.  


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30 June 2020 – Indices surges, Gold broke above US$1800

Summary (The Week Ahead)
$DJTUpTrend. /YMUpTrend and in preliminary Squeeze. /RTYUpTrend and in a Squeeze. /NQUpTrend and in a Squeeze. /ESUpTrend and in a Squeeze.

The indices are now in their volatility compression and the likelihood of it Squeezing upward is high.

/CLUpTrend and in a Squeeze. /GCUpTrend and has exited its Squeeze. /ZB – UpTrend. HYG – DownTrend. DBCUpTrend and in a Squeeze.

Junk bond (HYG) is in a DownTrend and commodities (DBC) is in an UpTrend. Mixed signals.

$DXYUpTrend. EUR/USD – DownTrend and in a Squeeze. USD/JPYUpTrend.

Market Internals
Market Sentiment – Bullish. Put/Call ratio – 0.659. Market Breadth – sloping downward showing more losers to gainers. Volume Acc/Dis – sloping downward and showing distribution. Vix –30.43. Vix Futures – 31.15. Skew – 148.27.

The indices are now in a volatility compression. Which way will it Squeeze their way? Skew is way above 142 which signal a potential for a fat tail event. Market Internals alarm bells are ringing.

Relative Strength – Sectors.

On a 3-monthly lookback, the relative strength order of the S&P ETF 500 sectors are XLK, XLY, SPX, /ES, SPY, XLB, XLI, XLV, XLP, XLF, XLE and XLU.

On a 12-monthly lookback, the relative strength order of the S&P 500 ETFs are XLK, XLY, XLV, XLB, SPX, SPY, /ES, XLP, XLI, XLU, XLF and XLE.  


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29 June 2020 – Indices rally on housing data

Summary (The Week Ahead)
$DJT – DownTrend. /YMDownTrend and in preliminary Squeeze. /RTY – DownTrend and in a Squeeze. /NQDownTrend and in a Squeeze. /ES – DownTrend and in a preliminary Squeeze.

The indices are now in their volatility compression and the likelihood of it Squeezing upward is high.

/CLUpTrend and in a Squeeze. /GCUpTrend and in a preliminary Squeeze. /ZB – UpTrend and in a preliminary Squeeze. HYG – DownTrend. DBCUpTrend and in a Squeeze.

Junk bond (HYG) is in a DownTrend and commodities (DBC) is in an UpTrend.

$DXYUpTrend. EUR/USD – DownTrend and in a Squeeze. USD/JPYUpTrend.

Market Internals
Market Sentiment – Bullish. Put/Call ratio – 0.674. Market Breadth – sloping upward showing more losers to gainers. Volume Acc/Dis – sloping upward and showing accumulation. Vix –31.78. Vix Futures – 32.55. Skew – 135.75.

The indices are now in a volatility compression. Which way will it Squeeze their way? Upward or Downward?

Relative Strength – Sectors.

On a 3-monthly lookback, the relative strength order of the S&P ETF 500 sectors are XLK, XLY, /ES, SPX, SPY, XLB, XLI, XLP, XLF, XLE, XLV and XLU.

On a 12-monthly lookback, the relative strength order of the S&P 500 ETFs are XLK, XLY, XLV, XLB, /ES, SPX, SPY, XLP, XLI, XLU, XLF and XLE.  


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26 June 2020: Weekly Review – A Down week. Pandemic spreads

Summary (Weekly Chart)
$DJT – DownTrend and in a monthly Squeeze. /YMUpTrend. /RTYUpTrend and in a monthly Squeeze. /NQUpTrend and in a monthly Squeeze. /ESUpTrend and in a monthly Squeeze.

/CLUpTrend. /GCUpTrend and in a preliminary Squeeze. /ZBUpTrend and in a preliminary Squeeze. HYGUpTrend and in a preliminary Squeeze.

$DXY – DownTrend and in a highly compressed Squeeze. EUR/USDUpTrend and in a Squeeze. USD/JPYDownTrend and in a nested Squeeze.

Summary (Daily Chart)
$DJT – DownTrend. /YM –DownTrend. /RTY – DownTrend. /NQ – DownTrend and in a Squeeze. /ES – DownTrend and in a preliminary Squeeze.

/CL –DownTrend and in a Squeeze. /GCUpTrend and in a nested Squeeze. /ZBUpTrend. HYGUpTrend and in a preliminary Squeeze.

$DXYUpTrend and in a daily and weekly Squeeze. EUR/USD – DownTrend and in a daily and weekly Squeeze. USD/JPYUpTrend and in a weekly Squeeze.

Market Internals (Daily Chart)
Market SentimentBearish. Put/Call ratio – 0.878. Market Breadth – sloping downward showing more losers than gainers. Volume Acc/Dis – sloping downward and showing distribution. Vix – 34.73 and Vix Futures – 34.45. Skew – 137.47.

The indices are still in an UpTrend on the weekly chart and DownTrend on the daily chart. With the pandemic not getting better in the US of A, it is likely there will be further pullback.

The prognosis that the indices will come under selling pressure and likely to range trade.

Relative Strength – Sectors On a 3-monthly lookback, the relative strength order of the S&P ETF 500 sectors are XLK, XLY, SPX, /ES, SPY, XLB, XLI, XLF, XLE, XLV, XLP and XLU.

On a 12-monthly lookback, the relative strength order of the S&P 500 ETFs are XLK, XLY, XLV, XLB, SPX, /ES, SPY, XLP, XLI, XLU, XLF and XLE.  


25 June 2020 – Are the indices poised to break upward?

Summary (The Week Ahead)
$DJT – DownTrend. /YMDownTrend and in preliminary Squeeze. /RTY – DownTrend and in a Squeeze. /NQUpTrend and in a preliminary Squeeze. /ES – DownTrend and in a Squeeze.

The indices are now in their volatility compression and the likelihood of it Squeezing upward is high.

/CLUpTrend and in a Squeeze. /GCUpTrend and in a preliminary Squeeze. /ZB – UpTrend and in a preliminary Squeeze. HYG – DownTrend and in a preliminary Squeeze. DBCUpTrend and in a preliminary Squeeze.

Junk bond (HYG) and commodities (DBC) are both in a downTrend.

$DXY – UpTrend. EUR/USD – DownTrend and in a Squeeze. USD/JPY – DownTrend.

Market Internals
Market Sentiment – Bullish. Put/Call ratio – 0.721. Market Breadth – sloping downward showing more losers to gainers. Volume Acc/Dis – sloping downward and showing distribution. Vix –32.22. Vix Futures – 32.45. Skew – 131.92.

The indices are now in a volatility compression. Which way will it Squeeze their way? Upward or Downward?

Relative Strength – Sectors.

On a 3-monthly lookback, the relative strength order of the S&P ETF 500 sectors are XLK, XLY, SPX, /ES, SPY, XLB, XLI, XLF, XLP, XLE, XLV and XLU.

On a 12-monthly lookback, the relative strength order of the S&P 500 ETFs are XLK, XLY, XLV, SPX, SPY, /ES, XLB, XLP, XLI, XLU, XLF and XLE.  


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24 June 2020 – Indices tumbled, infections surged

Summary (The Week Ahead)
$DJT – DownTrend. /YMDownTrend and in preliminary Squeeze. /RTY – DownTrend. /NQUpTrend. /ES – Ranging Sideways.

Nasdaq 100 is still in an upTrend while Dow Transportation and Russell 2000 is in an DownTrend. S&P 500 is still range trading. Mixed signals in the indices.

/CLRange Trading and in a Squeeze. /GCUpTrend and in a Squeeze. /ZB – UpTrend and in a preliminary Squeeze. HYG – DownTrend and in a preliminary Squeeze. DBCUpTrend.

Junk bond (HYG) and commodities (DBC) are pulling back.

$DXY – Ranging. EUR/USD – Upward and in a Squeeze. USD/JPY – DownTrend.

Market Internals
Market Sentiment – Bullish. Put/Call ratio – 0.843. Market Breadth – sloping downward showing more losers to gainers. Volume Acc/Dis – sloping downward and showing distribution. Vix –33.84. Vix Futures – 34.30. Skew – 134.05.

The indices pulled back on fears that the Covid 19 in not under control in the US of A.

Relative Strength – Sectors.

On a 3-monthly lookback, the relative strength order of the S&P ETF 500 sectors are XLK, XLY, SPX, SPY, /ES, XLB, XLI, XLF, XLE, XLP, XLU and XLU.

On a 12-monthly lookback, the relative strength order of the S&P 500 ETFs are XLK, XLY, XLV, SPX, SPY, /ES, XLB, XLP, XLI, XLU, XLF and XLE.  


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23 June 2020 – Market at a crossroad?

Summary (The Week Ahead)
$DJT – Ranging Sideways. /YMRanging Sideways. /RTY – Ranging Sideways. /NQUpTrend. /ES – Ranging Sideways.

Indices are ranging sideways and is poised to Squeeze upward.

/CLUpTrend and in a preliminary Squeeze. /GCUpTrend and in a Squeeze. /ZB – Ranging Sideways. HYG – Ranging Sideways. DBCUpTrend.

Junk bond (HYG) and commodities (DBC) are range trading.

$DXY – Downward. EUR/USD – Upward and in a preliminary Squeeze. USD/JPY – DownTrend.

Market Internals
Market Sentiment – Very Bullish. Put/Call ratio – 0.602. Market Breadth – sloping downward showing more losers to gainers. Volume Acc/Dis – sloping downward and showing distribution. Vix –31.37. Vix Futures – 31.75. Skew – 135.20.

The indices looked poised to surge higher. Every bad news resulted in a minor sell-off and has been bought. This is a market where the FED would like the indices to be higher with the hope of pulling up the US economy. The prognosis is for the indices to breakout to new highs.

Relative Strength – Sectors.

On a 3-monthly lookback, the relative strength order of the S&P ETF 500 sectors are XLK, XLY, SPX, /ES, SPY, XLB, XLI, XLP, XLV, XLF, XLE, and XLU.

On a 12-monthly lookback, the relative strength order of the S&P 500 ETFs are XLK, XLY, XLV, SPX, SPY, /ES, XLB, XLP, XLI, XLU, XLF and XLE.  


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