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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)

14 December 2015 – A divergent market

The market gave a mix signal to its intent with the indices giving diverging signals.

Dow Transportation traded downward for the first half of the day. It managed to recover some of its losses in the afternoon session to close with a spinning top doji candle in a bearish trend continuation candle pattern. Pivot momentum remains downward. MPM is showing nett selling pressure.

Dow Industrial traded downward in the first two hours of trading. Buyers came in and it traded upward and closed strongly with a bullish hammer candle. Pivot momentum remains downward. MPM is showing nett selling pressure.

Russell 2000 sold off in the first two hours of the day and recovered strong. It range traded in the afternoon session and closed with a spinning top doji candle. Pivot momentum remains downward. MPM is showing nett selling pressure.

Nasdaq 100 sold off in the first two hours of trading. It recovered strongly and continued trading upward for the rest of the day to close with a bullish hammer candle in a Piercing Line candle pattern. Pivot momentum remains downward. MPM is showing nett selling pressure.

S&P 500 swung up and down in the first hour of trading before selling off. Buyers came in late morning and it continued trading upward to close with a bullish hammer candle. Pivot momentum remains downward. MPM is showing nett selling pressure.

Market sentiment is slightly bearish. Market breadth continues to slope downward showing nett losers to gainers. The prognosis is that the market is overall bearish. The bounce in the indices will give sellers the opportunities to sell down again.

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