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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 May 2019 – Weekly Review: Low Unemployment, Jobs surge


Indices (Weekly chart)
Dow Transportation closed at 10958.89 with a bullish hammer candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Weekly trading range was 351.75. Intermediate Cycle is positive with rising slope. Short term cycle is positive with rising slope. Market direction:- Buy.     

Dow Industrial closed at 26504.95 with a doji candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Weekly trading range was 509.03. Intermediate Cycle is positive and rising slope. Short term cycle is positive and rising slope. Market direction:- Buy.   

Russell 2000 closed at 1614.022 with a bullish hammer candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Weekly trading range was 47.57. Intermediate Cycle is negative and rising. Short term cycle is positive and rising. Market direction:- Buy.      

Nasdaq 100 closed at 7845.7292 with a dragonfly doji candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Weekly trading range was 179.31. Intermediate Cycle is positive and rising slope. Short term cycle is positive and rising slope. Market direction:- Buy.         

S&P 500 closed at 2945.64 with a high closing doji candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Weekly trading range was 53.63. Intermediate Cycle is positive and rising slope. Short term cycle is positive and rising slope. Market direction:- Buy.

Metals and Commodities (Weekly charts)
WTI Crude oil futures (CL) closed at $61.86 per barrel with a small bearish candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 200 SMA and on its 50 SMA. Weekly trading range was 3.8. Intermediate Cycle is negative and rising slope. Short term cycle is positive and rising slope. Market direction:- Buy.

Gold futures (GC) closed at 1280.2 with a bearish hammer candle below its 8 EMA, 21 EMA and above its 50 SMA, 200 SMA. Weekly trading range was 22.1. Intermediate Cycle is positive and falling slope. Short term cycle is positive and falling slope. Market direction:- Sell.   

Bonds (Weekly charts)
Bond futures (/ZB) closed at 147’14 with a doji candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and below its 200 SMA. Weekly trading range was 1.72. Intermediate Cycle is positive and rising slope. Short term cycle is positive and falling slope. Market direction:- Buy.         

High Yield bond ETF (HYG) closed at 86.57 with a bearish candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Weekly trading range was 0.86. Intermediate Cycle is positive and rising slope. Short term cycle is positive and falling slope. Market direction:- Buy.         

Currencies (Weekly charts)
The dollar index ($DXY) closed at 97.478 with a bearish candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Weekly trading range was 0.955. Intermediate Cycle is positive and rising slope. Short term cycle is positive and rising slope. Market direction:- Buy. It is in a Squeeze.

EUR/USD closed at 1.1200 with a bullish candle below its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Weekly trading range was 0.013. Intermediate Cycle is negative and rising slope. Short term cycle is negative and rising slope. Market direction:- Buy.       

USD/JPY closed at 111.08 with a bearish marubozu candle below its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Weekly trading range was 0.854. Intermediate Cycle is positive and rising slope. Short term 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 XLF, XLV, XLK, XLI, XLP and XLY respectively.

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

Market Internals
Market Sentiment is rather bullish. Market Breadth is sloping upwards showing more gainers than losers. Volume Acc/Dis is sloping upwards showing accumulation. Skew is at 122.22. Vix is at 12.87 and Vix futures 14.25.

The Week Ahead
The week closed with strong market internals. SKEW is normal. Vix is below 13 and Vix futures is below 15. The US economy is still creating plenty of jobs and unemployment is rather low. The prognosis is for more upside to the indices.

To YOUR wealth!

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