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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)

2 March 2016 – Upward trend continues

The market recovered from the previous day sell=off and started with a bullish pre-market.

Dow Transportation range traded in a $50 range throughout the day. It closed with a small doji candle above its 50 SMA. Pivot momentum remains upward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 100%.

Dow Industrial see-saw up and down in a range throughout the day. Buyers came in the last hour and it closed with a small hammer above it s 50 SMA. Pivot momentum remains upward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 100%. The Dow Industrial is in its monthly Squeeze.

Russell 2000 range traded in the first hour before buyers came in. It traded upward for the rest of the day and closed with a bullish Marubozu candle. Pivot momentum remains upward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 100%.

Nasdaq 100 sold off on market open and traded down til later morning. It rebounded in the afternoon session and closed with a small bullish hammer candle. Pivot momentum remains upward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 90.82%.

S&P 500 whip-sawed up and down throughout the morning session. It trended upward in the afternoon session and closed with a small bullish hammer candle. Pivot momentum remains upward. The volumetric buying pressure is at 97.82%. The S&P 500 is in a monthly Squeeze.

Vix closed at 17.09 as fear leaves the market. Skew has gone up to 122.35 as the shorts buy to close off their positions.

Oil (/CL) futures made small gain to $34.67 per barrel. Gold (/GC) futures came down to 1239.6 an ounce. Silver (SLV) ETF made a slight gain and closed at 14.25.

Junk bonds ETF (HYG) traded sideway and closed at 80.37. Bonds ETF (TLT) is up at 128.96 even though the market traded slightly upward. The inverse relationship was not correlated for the day. Biotech (IBB) ETFs gained and closed at 268.12. Semiconductor ETF (SOXL) made small gains and closed at 23.31.

The USD/JPY closed with a small bullish harami candle and closed at about 113.84.

Market sentiment remains bullish. Market breadth continues to slope upward. The indices were largely flat or made small gains. It was a day for consolidation following a big up-day.

The prognosis is that the market is consolidating and market strength remains strong. The Put/Call ratio in the Options market is showing lesser market participants shorting the market. The market is expected to pullback slightly and consolidate before moving up.

 

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