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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)

6 January 2016 – Bear market cometh

We are in the third day of the new year and the indices have broken through key support levels. It does look that 2016 that we are entering into a bear market where we will also have furious rallies.

Dow Transportation gapped down on market open and continued trading down throughout the day. It closed with a bearish Marubozu candle within a bearish doji sandwich candle pattern. Pivot momentum remains downward. MPM is showing nett selling pressure. The key support area or about 7400 has been broken.

Dow Industrial dropped on market open and proceeded to range trade for the most part of the day. It closed with a big bearish Marubozu candle within a bearish doji sandwich candle pattern. Pivot momentum remains downward. MPM is showing nett selling pressure.

Russell 2000 dropped on market open and range traded for the rest of the day. It closed with a bearish Marubozu candle pattern within a bearish doji sandwich candle pattern. Pivot momentum remains downward. MPM is showing nett selling pressure.

Nasdaq 100 gapped down on market open and rallied immediately. It sold off again in later afternoon trading and closed with an bullish candle within a bearish trend. Pivot momentum remains downward. MPM is showing nett selling pressure.

S&P 500 gapped down and dropped on market open and then range traded for the rest of the day. It closed with a big bearish Marubozu candle within a bearish doji sandwich candle pattern. Pivot momentum remains downward. MPM is showing nett selling pressure. The key support area of 2000 has been broken.

Market sentiment is neutral. Market breadth is sloping downward showing nett losers to gainers. On the big picture, the market has broken through key support areas in the indices and as such we are entering into a bear market for 2016. The indices are likely to range trade for the rest of the week as it has found temporary support levels. In the intermediate term, new support levels will be tested.

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