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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)

26 February 2016 – Market is sideways

It was a bullish start pre-market but the bulls were ready to rest for the weekend.

Dow Transportation range traded in the first hour and traded upward till late morning. It sold off in early afternoon and closed with a small doji candle above its 50 SMA. Pivot momentum remains upward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 96.2%.

Dow Industrial had a slow selloff from market open and closed with a small bearish hammer candle above its 50 SMA. Pivot momentum remains upward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 89.27%. The Dow Industrial is in its monthly Squeeze.

Russell 2000 gapped up on market open and proceeded to range trade for the rest of the day. It closed with a small bullish Marubozu candle above its 21 EMA. Next target is the 50 SMA. Pivot momentum remains upward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 100%.

Nasdaq 100 had a big gap up to its 50 SMA on market open and then sold off during the morning session. It range traded for the rest of the day and closed with a bearish Marubozu candle below its 50 SMA. Pivot momentum remains upward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 82.9%.

S&P 500 gapped up on market open and was sold down immediately. It closed with a bearish inverted hammer on its 50 SMA. Pivot momentum remains upward. The volumetric buying pressure is at 77.4%. The S&P 500 is in a monthly Squeeze.

Vix has dropped to 19.81.

Oil (/CL) futures made small gain to $32.84 per barrel. Gold (/GC) futures had a small loss at 1222.8 an ounce. Silver (SLV) ETF closed at 14.02.

Junk bonds (HYG) is trending upward and closed at 79.23 above its 50 SMA. Bonds ETF (TLT) is down at 130.41. Biotech (IBB) ETFs made small gain and closed at 261.49. Semiconductor ETF (SOXL) made small gain and closed at 21.27.

The USD/JPY traded higher to 113.96 which helped the bulls.

Market sentiment is bullish. Market breadth continues to slope upward. The indices traded higher and is largely above their 21 EMA. Volumetric buying pressure in the indices stays strong.

The prognosis is resting for the weekend. Buying pressure remains strong and the uptrend is likely to continue for a short while.

 

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