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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)

11 July 2018 – Mixed market signals

Indices
Dow Transportation closed at 10442.47 with a big bearish marubozu candle below its 8 EMA, 21 EMA and 50 SMA. Daily trading range was 201.27. Intermediate Cycle is negative and falling slope. Short Term Cycle is negative and falling slope. Market direction – Buy. It is in a weekly Squeeze.

Dow Industrial closed at 24700.45 with a bearish candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA and 50 SMA. Daily trading range was 151.34. Intermediate Cycle is negative and rising slope. Short Cycle is positive and rising slope. Market direction – Buy. It is in a weekly Squeeze.

Russell 2000 closed at 1683.6619 with a bearish candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA and 50 SMA. Daily trading range was 12.92. Intermediate Cycle is positive and falling slope. Short Cycle is positive and falling slope. Market direction: Buy.

Nasdaq 100 closed at 7243.9798 with a small inverted hammer candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA and 50 SMA. Daily trading range was 50.894. Intermediate Cycle is positive and rising slope. Short Cycle is positive and falling slope. Market direction: Buy.

S&P 500 gapped down and closed at 2774.02 with a small spinning top doji candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA and 50 SMA. Daily trading range was 15.14. Intermediate Cycle is positive and rising slope. Short Cycle is positive and falling slope. Market direction: Buy.

Metals and Commodities
WTI Crude oil futures (CL) closed at $70.61 per barrel with a big bearish marubozu candle below its 8 EMA and above its 21 EMA and above its 50 SMA. Daily trading range was 4.24. Intermediate Cycle is positive and falling slope. Short Cycle is positive and falling slope. Market direction: Sell.

Gold futures (GC) closed at 1241.8 with a bearish marubozu candle below its 8 EMA, 21 EMA and 50 SMA. Daily trading range was 15.6. Intermediate Cycle is negative and falling slope. Short Cycle is negative and falling slope. Market direction: Sell.

Agriculture (DBA) ETF closed at 17.28 with a bearish marubozu candle below its 8 EMA, 21 EMA and 50 SMA. Daily trading range was 0.32. Intermediate Cycle is negative and falling slope. Short Cycle is negative and falling slope. Market direction: Sell.

Commodities (DBC) ETF closed at 16.91 with a big bearish candle below its 8 EMA, 21 EMA and 50 SMA. Daily trading range was 0.555. Intermediate Cycle is negative and falling slope. Short Cycle is negative and falling slope. Market direction: Sell.

Bonds
Bond futures (/ZB) closed at 145’10 with a doji candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA and 50 SMA. Daily trading range was 0.6562. Intermediate Cycle is positive and falling slope. Short Cycle is positive and falling slope. Market direction: Neutral.

High Yield bond ETF (HYG) gapped up and closed at 85.34 with a small spinning top doji candle on its 8 EMA and below its 21 EMA and 50 SMA. Daily trading range was 0.15. Intermediate Cycle is negative and rising slope. Short Cycle is negative and rising slope. Market direction: Buy. It is in a weekly Squeeze.

Currency
The dollar index ($DXY) closed at 94.718 with a bullish candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA and 50 SMA. Daily trading range was 0.678. Intermediate Cycle is positive and rising slope. Short Cycle is positive and rising slope. Market direction: Buy.

EUR/USD closed at 1.1672 with a bearish candle above its 8 EMA and 21 EMA and 50 SMA. Daily trading range was 0.0072. Intermediate Cycle is negative and rising slope. Short Cycle is positive and falling slope. Market direction: Neutral.

USD/JPY closed at 111.99 with a big bullish candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA and 50 SMA. Daily trading range was 0.466. Intermediate Cycle is positive and rising slope. Short Cycle is positive and rising slope. It is in a daily Squeeze. Market direction: Buy.

6S(Swiss Franc) – closed at 1.0097 with a bearish candle intertwined with its 8 EMA, 21 EMA and 50 SMA. Daily trading range was 0.0062. Intermediate Cycle is negative and flat. Short Cycle is negative and flat. Market direction: Neutral. It is in a weekly Squeeze.

Relative Strength – Sectorsmonthly lookback, the relative strength order of the ETFs that are outperforming the S&P 500 are XLU, XLV, XLK, XLP, XLE AND XLY.

On a 3-monthly lookback, the relative strength order of the ETFs that are outperforming the S&P 500 are XLK, XLY, XLV, XLU, XLP and XLE respectively.

Market Internals
Market sentiment is neutral. Market breadth is sloping upwards showing more gainers to losers. Accumulation/ Distribution is sloping upwards showing nett accumulation. Skew is at 136.85. Vix is at 13.63 and Vix futures is at 13.88.

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