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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)

13 June 2019 – Gold on the breakout!

Indices
Dow Transportation closed at 10347.36 with a bullish candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA and below its 50 SMA, 200 SMA. It is within its Fractal Chaos Band. Daily trading range was 118.75. Long Cycle is negative and rising slope. Medium Cycle is positive and rising slope. Short Cycle is positive and rising slope. Market direction – Up Trend. RSI is 53.

Dow Industrial closed at 26106.77 with a bullish candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. It is back within its Fractal Chaos Band. Daily trading range was 151.2. Long Cycle is negative with rising slope. Medium Cycle is positive and rising slope. Short Cycle is positive and rising slope. Market direction – Up Trend. RSI is 58.5.

Russell 2000 closed at 1535.8037 with a bullish marubozu candle above its 8 EMA, on its 21 EMA and below its 50 SMA, 200 SMA. It is touching the upper Fractal Chaos Band. Daily trading range was 16.23. Long Cycle is negative and slow rising slope. Medium Cycle is positive and rising slope. Short Cycle is positive and rising slope. Market direction: Up Trend. RSI is 53.4.

Nasdaq 100 closed at 7510.6834 with a tiny candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 200 SMA and below its 50 SMA. It is within the Fractal Chaos Band. Daily trading range was 58.61. Long Cycle is negative and rising slope. Medium Cycle is positive and rising slope. Short Cycle is positive and rising slope. Market direction: Up Trend. RSI is 55.6.

S&P 500 (SPX) gapped up and closed at 2891.64 with a small candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA, 200SMA. It is within the Fractal Chaos Band. Daily trading range was 15.4. Long Cycle is negative and rising slope. Medium Cycle is positive and rising slope. Short Cycle is positive and rising slope. Market direction: Up Trend.  RSI is 58.8.   

Metals and Commodities
WTI Crude oil futures (CL) closed at $52.2 per barrel with a bullish candle below its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range was 2.53. Long Cycle is negative and falling slope. Medium Cycle is negative and rising slope. Short Cycle is negative and falling slope. Market direction: Down Trend. RSI is 26.9.

Gold (/GC) closed at 1346 with a bullish candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. It is within its Fractal Chaos Band. Daily trading range was 11.1. Long Cycle is positive and rising slope. Medium Cycle is positive and rising slope. Short Cycle is positive and falling slope. Market direction: Up Trend. RSI is 71.6.

Commodities (DBC) ETF gapped up and closed at 15.21 with a bearish marubozu candle above its 8 EMA and below its 21 EMA, 50 SMA, 200 SMA. Daily trading range was 0.29. It is within is Fractal Chaos Band. Long Cycle is negative and falling slope. Medium Cycle is negative and rising slope. Short Cycle is positive and rising slope. Market direction: Down Trend. RSI is 43.2.    

Bonds
Bond futures (/ZB) closed at 154’05 with a bullish marubozu candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range was 0.75. It is within its Fractal Chaos Band. Long Cycle is positive and rising. slope. Medium Cycle is positive and falling slope. Short Cycle is negative and rising slope. Market direction: Up Trend. RSI is 66.

High Yield bond ETF (HYG) gapped up and closed at 86.35 with a small bullish candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range was 0.26. It is within is Fractal Chaos Band. Long Cycle is negative and rising slope. Medium Cycle is positive and rising slope. Short Cycle is positive and rising slope. Market direction: Up Trend. RSI is 56.9. 

Currency
The dollar index ($DXY) closed at 97.029 with a bullish candle above its 8 EMA, 200 SMA and below its 21 EMA, 50 SMA. Daily trading range was 0.21. It is within its Fractal Chaos Band. Long Cycle is negative and falling slope. Medium Cycle is negative and rising slope. Short Cycle is negative and rising slope. Market direction: Down Trend. RSI is 45.2.    

EUR/USD closed at 1.1275 with a bearish candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and below its 200 SMA. Daily trading range was 0.0035. It is within its Fractal Chaos Band. Long Cycle is positive and rising slope. Medium Cycle is positive and falling slope. Short Cycle is positive and falling slope. Market direction: Up Trend. RSI is 55.6.

USD/JPY closed at 108.35 with a bearish candle below its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range was 0.375. It is within its Fractal Chaos Band. Long Cycle is negative and rising slope. Medium Cycle is negative and rising slope. Short Cycle is positive and rising slope. Market direction: Up Trend. RSI is 35.7. 

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

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

Market Internals
Market Sentiment is bullish. Market Breadth is sloping slightly upward showing more gainers to losers. Volume Acc/Dis is sloping slightly upwards and showing slowing accumulation. Skew is at 113.33. Vix is at 15.82 and Vix Futures is at 16.15.   

The Week Ahead 
The indices is on the move upwards and the general trend for the indices are upwards. Market Sentiment is bullish and market internals continues to signal bullishness. Skew is normal. Vix is below 16 and Vix futures is below 17. The prognosis is for continuing strength.

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