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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)

4 February 2016 – Squeezes in the indices

It was a day of small price range but active buying and selling in the indices. The indices are in their daily and monthly Squeezes with increasing buying pressure.

Dow Transportation shot up on market open as it equalizes itself with the futures market on market open. It traded sharply upward in the first hour and half before range trading for the most part of the day. Further buying came in the latter part of the day before it closed with a bullish Marubozu candle. Pivot momentum remains upward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 100%. It close above previous daily fractal resistance and the new fractal support and resistance are at 6644.17 and 7652.8 respectively. The index is in a daily Squeeze.

Dow Industrial shot up sharply on market open as it continued trading upward for the first hour and half. It pulled back and range traded for the rest of the day and closed with small spinning top doji candle. Pivot momentum remains upward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 100%. Fractal support and resistance are at 15863.72 and 16510.98 respectively. The Dow Industrial is in a daily and monthly Squeeze.

Russell 2000 shot up sharply on market open and continued trading upward in the first hour of trading. It subsequently sold off and managed to recover towards the end of the day to close with a small inverted hammer. Pivot momentum remains downward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 25.48% which means weak buyingpressure. Fractal support and resistance are at 958.47 and 1037.27. The index is in a daily Squeeze.

Nasdaq 100 shot up sharply in the first hour and half of trading before pulling back. It then range traded for the rest of the day and closed with a small doji candle. Pivot momentum remains downward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 76.59% which means increasing volume is coming into the buy side. Fractal support and resistance are at 4111.93 and 4301.63 respectively. The index is in a daily and monthly Squeeze.

S&P 500 shot up sharply on market open in the first hour and half before pulling back. It range traded for the rest of the day and closed with a small doji candle. Pivot momentum remains downward. Volumetric buying pressure is at 98.58% which means a strong buying pressure. Fractal support and resistance are at 1872.7 and 1947.2 respectively. The S&P 500 is in a monthly Squeeze.

Vix remains at 21.84. Oil pulled back slightly and is now trading at $31.72 per barrel. Gold is trading at 1156.3 an ounce and continues to show strong volumetric buying pressure at 100%. With the exception of the Russell 2000, the rest of the indices are in Squeeze either in their daily or monthly charts or both.

Market sentiment remains bullish. Market breadth has turned upward. The indices are grinding upward and in their daily and monthly Squeezes. The prognosis is that the indices are grinding upward and with the strong volumetric buying pressure, we expect the indices to exit their Squeezes to the upside.

 

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Note: We are using ViCS trading system to do our daily market analysis from here on. It is our latest research and development and we now introduced volume into our analysis on the price action.

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