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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)

10 March 2016 – The tussle continues

The ECB came out with a whatever it takes and more money printing ideas and more negative interest rates to add to the market volatility.

Dow Transportation had a quick run up on market open before selling off till after midday. It reversed direction upward and closed with a large doji candle. Pivot momentum has reversed downward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 93%.

Dow Industrial ran up in the first half hour after market open and then had a sharp sold off. It reversed direction and rallied after midday and closed with a large doji candle. Pivot momentum remains upward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 96.4%. The Dow Industrial is in its monthly Squeeze.

Russell 2000 had a quick run up in the first half hour after market open and sold off immediately after that. It range traded during the late morning and early afternoon session and had a small rally to close with a bearish spinning top doji candle. Pivot momentum has reversed downward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 83.9%.

Nasdaq 100 had a quick run up in the first half hour after market open but sold off immediately. It rallied in early afternoon and closed the day with a big spinning top doji candle. Pivot momentum remains upward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 98.56%.

S&P 500 had a quick half hour run up after market open before selling off into the late morning. It rallied in early afternoon and closed the day with a big doji candle. Pivot momentum remains upward. The volumetric buying pressure is at 99.8%. The S&P 500 is in a monthly Squeeze.

Vix closed at 18.05. Skew is within a normal range at 130.04.

Oil (/CL) futures traded up to $38.70 per barrel. Gold (/GC) futures is down at 1273.3 an ounce. Silver (SLV) ETF is at 14.83.

Junk bonds ETF (HYG) is up at 81.16. Bonds ETF (TLT) closed down at 128.66. Biotech (IBB) ETFs lost ground and closed 255.08. Semiconductor ETF (SOXL) closed at 23.58.

The USD/JPY closed at 113.53 which is sideway.

Market sentiment is mildly bullish. Market breadth continues to slope upward. Big swings in the indices after the ECB announcement.

The prognosis is that the market there is a tussle between bulls and bears. This is likely to continue for a short while until another event happens to push the market in either direction.

 

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