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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)

14 March 2016 – Where to from here?

It was a rather slow day with the market undecided on its direction after 3 weeks of ascent.

Dow Transportation range traded from 7651.49 to 7712.43 which is a 60 point range and closed with a small doji candle. Next target is the 200 SMA. Pivot momentum remains upward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 100%.

Dow Industrial range traded from 17161.16 to 17275.07. It closed with a small doji candle above its 200 SMA. Pivot momentum remains upward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 100%. The Dow Industrial is in its monthly Squeeze.

Russell 2000 ranged traded from 1079.9 to 1087.46 and closed with a small spinning top doji candle. Pivot momentum remains upward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 99.9%.

Nasdaq 100 made steady gain from 4347.55 to 4378.35. It closed with a small Marubozu candle above its 50 SMA. Pivot momentum remains upward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 99.9%.

S&P 500 range traded between 2012.05 and 2024.57. It closed on its 200 SMA with a small doji candle. Pivot momentum remains upward. The volumetric buying pressure is at 99.9%. The S&P 500 is in a monthly Squeeze.

Vix closed at 16.92. Skew is within a normal range at 133.30.

Oil (/CL) futures is trading around $37.18 per barrel. Gold (/GC) futures is down at 1229.5 an ounce. Silver (SLV) ETF is at 14.58. We could see gold retrace downward as it is seasonally weak at this time of the year.

Junk bonds ETF (HYG) is 81.91 which is an indecision day. Bonds ETF (TLT) closed at 127.76 on its 50 SMA. Biotech (IBB) ETFs is at 261.44. Semiconductor ETF (SOXL) closed at 24.69.

The USD/JPY closed at 113.76 and has formed a Squeeze. We could see some explosive moves in the days ahead.

Market sentiment remains bullish. Market breadth continues to slope upward.

The prognosis is that the market is undecided. Market is getting to be overbought but buying pressure remains. We could see the market make further upward moves.

 

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