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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)

16 March 2016 – Market is up post FOMC

It was a day of waiting and post-FOMC, market went ballistic upward.

Dow Transportation swung up and down in a range before the FOMC announcement and took off like a rocket after the announcement. It closed with a bullish candle and forming a cup and handle pattern. Next target is the 200 SMA. Pivot momentum remains upward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 100%.

Dow Industrial swung up and down in a range before the FOMC announcement. It shot upward after the announcement and closed with a small spinning top 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 range traded before the FOMC announcement. It made a feeble move upward post FOMC announcement and closed with a small bullish candle. Pivot momentum remains downward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 88.4%.

Nasdaq 100 range traded before the FOMC announcement. It took off upward post FOMC announcement and closed just below its 200 SMA. Pivot momentum remains upward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 100%.

S&P 500 range traded while waiting for the FOMC announcement. It shot up post-FOMC announcement and closed with a bullish candle above its 200 SMA. Pivot momentum remains upward. The volumetric buying pressure is at 100%. The S&P 500 is in a monthly Squeeze.

Vix closed down at 14.99. Skew is down at 125.42.

Oil (/CL) futures is up at $40.71 per barrel. Gold (/GC) futures is up at 1256.7 an ounce. Silver (SLV) ETF is at 14.87. It is a weak season for gold and further downside can be expected.

Junk bonds ETF (HYG) continues to show strength and is up at 81.69. Bonds ETF (TLT) closed at 128.26. Biotech (IBB) ETFs is down at 250.20. Semiconductor ETF (SOXL) closed up at 25.23 which is just below its 200 SMA.

The USD/JPY closed down at 112.80 and has formed a Squeeze.

Market sentiment is rather bullish. Market breadth continues to slope upward.

The prognosis is that the market likes what the FED is doing. Volumetric buying pressure remains strong. The market is bullish but not yet overly bullish. Upward momentum remains.

 

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