FRED

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)

15 March 2016 – Waiting for the FOMC

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

Dow Transportation range traded from 7604.52 to 7648.26 which is a 43 point range and closed with another small candle. Pivot momentum remains upward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 100%.

Dow Industrial grinded its way upward from 17120.35 to 17251.7 and closed with a small hammer 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 traded downward from market open and closed with a bearish Marubozu candle. Pivot momentum has reversed downward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 78.4%.

Nasdaq 100 gyrated its way upward from a low of 4339.86 to 4371.29 in a 31 point range. It closed with a small bullish candle in a sideway moentum action over the last three days. Pivot momentum remains upward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 99.9%.

S&P 500 grinded its way upward from a low of 2005.23 to close at 2015.91. It closed below its 200 SMA with a small dragonfly doji candle. Pivot momentum remains upward. The volumetric buying pressure is at 99.7%. The S&P 500 is in a monthly Squeeze.

Vix closed at 16.84. Skew is at 132.45 which is within its normal range.

Oil (/CL) futures is down at $36.89 per barrel. Gold (/GC) futures is down at 1233.4 an ounce. Silver (SLV) ETF is at 14.45. It is a weak season for gold and further downside can be expected.

Junk bonds ETF (HYG) is 81.15. Bonds ETF (TLT) closed at 127.88 on its 50 SMA. Biotech (IBB) ETFs is at 251.47. Semiconductor ETF (SOXL) is at 24.55.

The USD/JPY closed at 113.38 and has formed a Squeeze. We could see some explosive moves in the days ahead in this currency pair which will have impact on the US market.

Market sentiment remains on the bullish side. Market breadth continues to slope upward but flattening.

The prognosis is that the market is undecided ahead of the FOMC meeting and looking for direction. Volumetric buying pressure remains strong in the indices. The bulls have strength of numbers on their side.

 

To YOUR wealth!

Leave a Reply

You can use these HTML tags

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>