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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)

23 February 2016 – Market rolling over?

The market retraces downward from the previous day big move upward.

Dow Transportation gapped down and then range traded throughout the day. It closed with a small hammer candle above the 50 SMA. Pivot momentum remains upward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 99.5%.

Dow Industrial failed at the 50 SMA and sold off at the open. It traded downward throughout the day and closed above the 21 EMA with a bearish Marubozu candle. Pivot momentum remains upward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 90.5%. The Dow Industrial is in its monthly Squeeze.

Russell 2000 sold off on market open and had a slow sell-off throughout the day. It closed with a bearish Marubozu candle just above its 21 EMA. Pivot momentum remains upward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 79.6%.

Nasdaq 100 traded indecisively in the first half hour before selling off. It traded downward throughout the day and closed with bearish Maruboz candle on its 21 EMA. Pivot momentum remains upward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 81.0%.

S&P 500 was rejected at its 50 SMA and sold off on market open and whipsaw its way downward. It closed with a bearish Marubozu candle above its 21 EMA. Pivot momentum remains upward. The volumetric buying pressure is at 73.8%. The S&P 500 is in a monthly Squeeze.

Vix has made a gain to 20.98.

Oil (/CL) futures came down to $31.10 per barrel. Gold (/GC) futures as at 1228.5 an ounce. Silver (SLV) ETF closed at 14.54.

Junk bonds (HYG) is trading higher at 78.15. Bonds ETF (TLT) closed at 131.47. Biotech (IBB) ETFs made small gain and closed at 257.42. Semiconductor ETF (SOXL) made small gain and closed at 19.36.

The USD/JPY traded lower to 111.72 which put pressure on the market.

Market sentiment is slightly bullish to neutral. Market breadth continues to slope upward. The indices failed to break through key resistances and we are seeing a retracement. Volumetric buying pressure is still on the positive side. Wit the USD/JPY and oil futures going down lower, it puts pressure on the market.

The prognosis is that the market is pulling back but there is no panic selling yet.

 

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