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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)

9 March 2016 – The tussle of bulls and bears

The bulls and bears had a good tussle and the bulls have a slight advantage for this round.

Dow Transportation swung up and down for the morning session and it managed to grind upward for the rest of the day. It closed with a small bullish Marubozu candle above its 21 EMA. Pivot momentum has reversed upward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 92%.

Dow Industrial ranged traded from market open within a 100 point range throughout the day and closed with a small inverted hammer candle. Pivot momentum remains upward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 94.5%. The Dow Industrial is in its monthly Squeeze.

Russell 2000 range traded on market open within a 7 point range throughout the day. It closed with a small spinning top doji candle. Pivot momentum remains upward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 95.6%.

Nasdaq 100 dropped on market open and managed to do a reversal upward. It swung up and down throughout the day and closed with a hammer candle above its 50 SMA. Pivot momentum has reversed upward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 98.9%.

S&P 500 swung wildly up and down throughout the day. It closed with a bullish candle within a bullish harami candle pattern. Pivot momentum remains upward. The volumetric buying pressure is at 98%. The S&P 500 is in a monthly Squeeze.

Vix closed at 18.34. Skew is within a normal range at 123.47.

Oil (/CL) futures traded up to $38.23 per barrel. Gold (/GC) futures is down at 1251.8 an ounce. Silver (SLV) ETF is at 14.53.

Junk bonds ETF (HYG) is down slightly at 80.60. Bonds ETF (TLT) closed down at 129.19. Biotech (IBB) ETFs lost ground and closed 257.13. Semiconductor ETF (SOXL) closed down at 23.27.

The USD/JPY closed up at 113.69 which has helped the bulls.

Market sentiment has turned slightly bullish. Market breadth continues to slope upward. It was a rather volatile day with wild intraday swings in the indices.

The prognosis is that the market is trading sideways with bulls and bears in a tussle. This is likely to continue for a short while before it resolve in either directions.

 

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