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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)

18 February 2016 – Market hitting some key resistance levels

The market indices have paused as they hit some key resistance levels.

Dow Transportation traded downward on market open. It carved a rounded bottom pattern for the day and closed with small bearish candle. Pivot momentum remains upward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 99.3%. Support and resistance are at 6792.32 and 7652.8 respectively.

Dow Industrial range traded within a 50 point range and closed with a small bearish candle. Pivot momentum remains upward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 83.2%. Fractal support and resistance are at 15503.01 and 16485.84 respectively. The Dow Industrial has exited its daily Squeeze but is still in its monthly Squeeze.

Russell 2000 range traded within an 11 point range and closed with a small bearish candle. Pivot momentum remains upward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 65.4%. Fractal support and resistance is at 943.1 and 1037.27.

Nasdaq 100 had a small gap up and then sold off for the day. It closed with a bearish Marubozu candle within a Dark Cloud Cover candle pattern. Pivot momentum is upward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 86%. Fractal support and resistance has changed to 3888.78 and 4301.63.

S&P 500 traded within a 12 point range throughout the day. It closed with a small bearish candle within a bearish harami candle pattern. Pivot momentum remains upward. The volumetric buying pressure is at 89.7%. Fractal support and resistance are at 1810.1 and 1947.2. The S&P 500 is in a monthly Squeeze and just exited its daily Squeeze.

Vix has dropped to 21.64.

Oil (/CL) futures has been moving up on production stabilisation lost a bit of ground and is now trading at $32.60 per barrel. Gold (/GC) futures made big gains and closed at 1226.9 an ounce. Silver (SLV) ETF closed at 14.76 with a small gain.

Junk bonds (HYG) made small gain and closed at 77.49. Bonds ETF (TLT) strengthened to close at 130.90. Semiconductor (SOXL) ETF made a small loss to close at 19.17. Biotech (IBB) ETFs lost ground and closed at 259.42.

The USD/JPY is going lower again and closed at 112.76. This is putting pressure on the market. EUR/USD is trading sideways at about 1.1122.

Market sentiment is bullish. Market breadth is sloping upward. The indices paused after a few days of uptrend. Oil prices may have bottomed.

The prognosis is that the market continues to be strong. The upward momentum is expected to hold for this week.

 

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