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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)

3 January 2019 – Oil goes up, market goes down

Indices
Dow Transportation closed at 8881.49 with a big bearish candle below its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range was 351.98. Intermediate Cycle is negative and falling slope. Short Term Cycle is negative and rising slope. Market direction – Sell. 

Dow Industrial closed at 22686.22 with a bearish candle below its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range was 707.83. Intermediate Cycle is negative and rising slope. Short Term Cycle is negative and rising slope. Market direction – Buy. 

Russell 2000 closed at 1330.83 with a bearish candle below its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range was 27.91. Intermediate Cycle is negative and rising slope. Short Cycle is negative and rising slope. Market direction: Buy. 

Nasdaq 100 closed at 6147.13 with a bearish marubozu candle below its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range was 221.47. Intermediate Cycle is negative and rising slope. Short Cycle is negative and rising slope. Market direction: Buy.

S&P 500 closed at 2447.89 with a bearish candle below its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range was 66.07. Intermediate Cycle is negative and rising slope. Short Cycle is negative and rising slope. Market direction: Buy.    

Metals and Commodities
WTI Crude oil futures (CL) closed at $46.97 per barrel with a spinning top doji candle above its 8 EMA and below its 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range was 2.14. Intermediate Cycle is negative and rising slope. Short Cycle is negative and rising slope. Market direction: Buy.    

Gold futures (GC) closed at 1296.2 with a bullish candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range was 10.5. Intermediate Cycle is positive and rising slope. Short Cycle is positive and rising slope. Market direction: Buy.

Agriculture (DBA) ETF closed at 16.97 with a bullish candle below its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range was 0.0771. Intermediate Cycle is negative and falling slope. Short Cycle is negative and rising slope. Market direction: Buy.    

Commodities (DBC) ETF closed at 14.65 with a doji candle on its 8 EMA and below its 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range was 0.23. Intermediate Cycle is negative and rising slope. Short Cycle is negative and rising slope. Market direction: Buy.   

Bonds
Bond futures (/ZB) closed at 148’17 with a bullish candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range was 1.875. Intermediate Cycle is positive and rising slope. Short Cycle is positive and rising slope. Market direction: Buy.  

High Yield bond ETF (HYG) closed at 81.03 with a bullish spinning top doji candle below its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range was 0.37. Intermediate Cycle is negative and rising slope. Short Cycle is negative and rising slope. Market direction: Buy. 

Currency
The dollar index ($DXY) closed at 96.272 with a bearish candle below its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and above its 200 SMA. Daily trading range was 0.544. Intermediate Cycle is negative and falling slope. Short Cycle is negative and falling slope. Market direction: Sell. It is in a daily and weekly Squeeze.     

EUR/USD closed at 1.1392 with a bullish candle below its 8 EMA, 200 SMA and above its 21 EMA, 50 SMA. Daily trading range was 0.01. Intermediate Cycle is positive and falling slope. Short Cycle is positive and falling slope. Market direction: Sell.

USD/JPY closed at 107.65 with a bearish candle below its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range was 1.016. Intermediate Cycle is negative and falling slope. Short Cycle is negative and falling slope. Market direction: Sell.  It suffered a flash crash in the Asian hour trading which is an ominous warning.

6S (Swiss Franc) – closed at 1.0203 with a bullish candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range was 0.0057. Intermediate Cycle is positive and rising slope. Short Cycle is positive and falling slope. Market direction: Buy.  

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

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

Market Internals
Market Sentiment is bearish. Market Breadth is sloping upwards showing more gainers than losers. Volume Acc/Dis is sloping upwards and showing accumulation. Skew is at 112.22. Vix is at 25.45 and Vix Futures is at 24.10.   

The Week Ahead
The day started with news of Apple projected drop in revenue from Greater China and China which sent the Indices tumbling. It also triggered off a flash crash in the USD/JPY. This is an ominous warning to the market. Market sentiment is bearish which is an advance warning. It has been a long time since the market is flashing bearish sentiment. Market Internals are still showing strength. The prognosis is for the indices to continue trending down .

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