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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)

2nd November 2018 – Midterms election and volatility


Indices (Weekly chart)
Dow Transportation closed at 10366.32 with a bullish candle below its 8 EMA, 21 EMA and 50 SMA and above its 200 SMA. Weekly trading range was 756.44. Intermediate Cycle is negative with falling slope. Short term cycle is negative with falling slope. Market direction:- Sell. Fractal Bias – Bearish.

Dow Industrial closed at 25270.83 with a bullish harami candle below its 8 EMA, 21 EMA and above its 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Weekly trading range was 1,456.75. Intermediate Cycle is positive and falling slope. Short term cycle is negative and falling slope. Market direction:- Sell. Fractal Bias – Bearish.

Russell 2000 closed at 1547.9814 with a bullish candle below its 8 EMA, 21 EMA and 50 SMA and above its 200 SMA. Weekly trading range was 95.53. Intermediate Cycle is negative and falling. Short term cycle is negative and falling. Market direction:- Sell. Fractal Bias – Bearish.

Nasdaq 100 closed at 6965.294 with a high closing spinning top doji candle below its 8 EMA, 21 EMA and on its 50 SMA and above its 200 SMA. Weekly trading range was 510.52. Intermediate Cycle is positive and falling. Short term cycle is negative and falling. Market direction:- Sell. Fractal Bias – Bearish.

S&P 500 closed at 2723.06 with a harami candle below its 8 EMA, 21 EMA and 50 SMA. Weekly trading range was 153.01. Intermediate Cycle is positive and falling slope. Short term cycle is negative and falling slope. Market direction:- Sell. Fractal Bias – Bearish.

Metals and Commodities (Weekly charts)
WTI Crude oil futures (CL) closed at $62.86 per barrel with a big bearish candle below its 8 EMA, 21 EMA and 50 SMA and above its 200 SMA. Weekly trading range was 5.32. Intermediate Cycle is positive and falling slope. Short term cycle is negative and falling slope. Market direction:- Sell. Fractal Bias – Bearish.

Gold futures (GC) closed at 1234.6 with a high closing spinning top doji candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA and below its 50 SMA and on its 200 SMA. Weekly trading range was 25.9. Intermediate Cycle is negative and rising. Short term cycle is negative and rising. Market direction:- Buy. Fractal Bias – Bullish.

Agriculture (DBA) ETF closed at 17.77 with a hammer candle above its 8 EMA and 21 EMA and below its 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Weekly trading range was 0.42. Intermediate Cycle is negative and rising. Short term cycle is negative and rising. Market direction:- Buy. Fractal Bias – Bullish.

Commodities (DBC) ETF closed at 16.80 with a big bearish candle below its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and above its 200 SMA. Weekly trading range was 0.699. Intermediate Cycle is positive and falling slope. Short term cycle is negative and falling slope. Market direction:- Sell. Fractal Bias – Bearish.

Bonds (Weekly charts)
Bond futures (/ZB) closed at 137’06 with a bearish candle below its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Weekly trading range was 2.844. Intermediate Cycle is negative and falling slope. Short term cycle is negative and falling slope. Market direction:- Sell. Fractal Bias – Bearish.

High Yield bond ETF (HYG) closed at 84.27 with a spinning top doji candle below its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Weekly trading range was 0.605. Intermediate Cycle is negative and falling slope. Short term cycle is negative and falling slope. Market direction:- Sell. Fractal Bias – Bearish.

Currencies (Weekly charts)
The dollar index ($DXY) closed at 96.496 with a doji candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Weekly trading range was 1.211. Intermediate Cycle is positive and rising slope. Short term cycle is positive and rising slope. Market direction:- Buy. Fractal Bias – Bullish. It is in a Squeeze.

EUR/USD closed at 1.1386 with a doji candle below its 8 EMA, 21 EMA and 50 SMA and above 200 SMA. Weekly trading range was 0.0153. Intermediate Cycle is negative and falling slope. Short term cycle is negative and falling slope. Market direction:- Sell. Fractal Bias – Bearish.

USD/JPY closed at 113.18 with a bullish candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Weekly trading range was 1.61. Intermediate Cycle is positive and rising. Short term cycle is positive and falling. Market direction:- Buy. Fractal Bias – Bullish.

6S (Swiss Franc) closed at 1.0001 with a bearish candle below its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Weekly trading range was 0.0126. Intermediate Cycle is negative and falling slope. Short term cycle is negative and falling slope. Market direction:- Sell. Fractal Bias – Bearish. It is in monthly Squeeze.

Relative Strength – Sectors
On a monthly lookback, the relative strength order of the ETFs that are outperforming the S&P 500 are XLB, XLY, XLP, XLI, XLF, XLE and XLK respectively.

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

Market Internals
Market Sentiment is slightly bullish. Market Breadth is sloping upwards showing more gainers than losers. Volume Acc/Dis is sloping upwards showing accumulation. Skew is at 115.73. Vix is at 19.51 and Vix futures 19.61.

The Week Ahead
Market Internals are starting to show some strength. Market Breadth is showing more gainers than loser and Volume is showing some accumulation. Market sentiment is showing a slight positive sentiment. Vix and Vix futures are now below 20. The prognosis is for more volatility but with likelihood that the bulls are around to do some buying.

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