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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)

24 Feb 2016 – A sideway market and volatility

It started with pre-market sell-off and then a afternoon turnaround.

Dow Transportation gapped down on market open and range traded for the morning session. Buyers came in early afternoon and it traded upward for the rest of the day and closed with a high closing doji candle above its 21 EMA and 50 SMA. Pivot momentum remains upward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 100%.

Dow Industrial dropped on market open and range traded till late morning. Buyers came in and it traded upward to close with a high closing spinning top doji candle above its 21 EMA. The 50 SMA is directly above. Pivot momentum remains upward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 100%. The Dow Industrial is in its monthly Squeeze.

Russell 2000 dropped on market open but reversed upward immediately. It traded upward for the rest of the day and closed with bullish candle above its 21 EMA. Pivot momentum remains upward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 100%.

Nasdaq 100 traded range traded in the first two hours after market open before buyers came in late morning. It traded upward for the rest of the day and closed with a bullish Marubozu candle above its 21 EMA. Pivot momentum remains upward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 100%.

S&P 500 gapped down on market open and traded downward for the first hour before reversing sharply upward. It traded upward for the rest of the day and closed with a bullish hammer candle above its 21 EMA. The 50 SMA is the next target. Pivot momentum remains upward. The volumetric buying pressure is at 99.9%. The S&P 500 is in a monthly Squeeze.

Vix is at 20.72.

Oil (/CL) futures was down earlier but has now moved up to $32.16 per barrel. Gold (/GC) futures as at 1233.3 an ounce. Silver (SLV) ETF closed at 14.52.

Junk bonds (HYG) is flat at 78.28. Bonds ETF (TLT) is flat at 131.21. Biotech (IBB) ETFs made small gain and closed at 258.78. Semiconductor ETF (SOXL) made small gain and closed at 20.17.

The USD/JPY traded higher to 112.13 which helped the bulls.

Market sentiment is neutral. Market breadth continues to slope upward. The indices effectively traded sideways over the last five days and is showing a weekly doji candle. Volumetric buying pressure is strong. With the USD/JPY and oil futures hovering at its current levels, the market is trading sideways with intraday volatility.

The prognosis is that the market is trading sideways and there is no clear directions. Market is currently correlated to oil and the USD/JPY.

 

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