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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 September 2019 – Weekly Review – A confusing week but bulls dominant


Indices (Weekly chart)
Dow Transportation closed at 10813.62 with a big bullish marubozu candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Weekly trading range – 553.81. Fractal Chaos Band – Closed within its FCB. Long Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Medium Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Short Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Market direction – Strong UpTrend. Momentum – Strong Upward. RSI – 57.2.    

Dow Industrial closed at 27219.52 with a bullish candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Weekly trading range – 589.68. Fractal Chaos Band – Within its FCB. Long Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Medium Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Short cycle Wave – positive and rising. Market direction – Weak UpTrend. Momentum – Strong Upward. It is in a monthly Squeeze. RSI – 59.4.

Russell 2000 closed at 1578.1382 with a big bullish candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Weekly trading range – 84.2853. Fractal Chaos Band -Within its FCB. Long Cycle Wave – positive and rising slope. Medium Cycle Wave – negative and rising slope. Short Cycle Wave – negative and rising slope. Market direction – Strong UpTrend. Momentum – Weak Upward. RSI – 55.6.       

Nasdaq 100 closed at 7892.9546 with a spinning top doji candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Weekly trading range – 231.71. Fractal Chaos Band – Within its FCB. Long Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Medium Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Short cycle – positive and rising. Market direction – Weak UpTrend. Momentum – Strong Upward. RSI – 58.7.     

S&P 500 closed at 3007.39 with a bullish candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Weekly trading range – 63.73. Fractal Chaos Band – Within its FCB. Long Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Medium Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Short cycle Wave – positive and rising. Market direction – Weak UpTrend. Momentum – Strong Upward. RSI – 59.3.

Metals and Commodities (Weekly charts)
WTI Crude oil futures (CL) closed at $54.82 per barrel with a bearish candle below its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and above its 200 SMA. Weekly trading range was 4.76. Fractal Chaos Band – Within its FCB. Long Cycle Wave – negative and rising. Medium Cycle Wave – negative and rising. Short cycle – positive and falling. Market direction:- Strong DownTrend. Momentum – Weak Upward. RSI – 45.2.

Gold futures (GC) closed at 1495.7 with a bearish marubozu candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Weekly trading range was 40.1. Fractal Chaos Band – Above its FCB. Long Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Medium Cycle Wave – positive and falling. Short cycle – positive and rising. Market direction:- Strong UpTrend. Momentum – Weak Upward. RSI – 70.2. Gold is still overbought on the weekly chart!

Bonds (Weekly charts)
Bond futures (/ZB) closed at 157’22 with a big bearish candle below its 8 EMA and above its 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Weekly trading range was 6.9687. Fractal Chaos Band – Closed above its FCB. Long Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Medium Cycle Wave – positive and falling. Short cycle – positive and falling. Market direction:- Weak UpTrend. Momentum – Weak Upward. RSI – 55.3.         

High Yield bond ETF (HYG) closed at 87.14 with a doji candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Weekly trading range – 0.41. Fractal Chaos Band – Within its FCB. Long Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Medium Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Short cycle – positive and rising. Market direction:- Strong UpTrend. Momentum – Strong Upward. RSI – 58.1.

Currencies (Weekly charts)
The dollar index ($DXY) closed at 97.858 with a bearish candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Weekly trading range – 1.241. Fractal Chaos Band – Closed within its FCB. Long Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Medium Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Short cycle – negative and falling. Market direction:- Strong UpTrend. Momentum – Strong Upward. RSI – 53.1.

EUR/USD closed at 1.1071 with a bullish candle below its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Weekly trading range – 0.0182. Fractal Chaos Band – Closed within its FCB lowerband. Long Cycle Wave – negative and falling. Medium Cycle Wave – negative and falling. Short cycle – negative and rising. Market direction:- Weak DownTrend. Momentum – Strong Downward. RSI – 43.3.   

USD/JPY closed at 108.11 with a bullish candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA and below its 50 SMA, 200 SMA. Weekly trading range – 1.4989. Fractal Chaos Band – Within its FCB. Long Cycle Wave – negative and rising. Medium Cycle Wave – negative and rising. Short cycle – positive and rising. Market direction:- Weak UpTrend. Momentum – Strong Upward. RSI – 48.7.

Relative Strength – Sectors
On a 3-monthly lookback, the relative strength order of the ETFs are XLI, SPY, /ES, XLB, XLF, SPX, XLY, XLP, XLU, XLK, XLE and XLV respectively.

On a 12-monthly lookback, the relative strength order of the ETFs are SPY, /ES, SPX, XLY, XLI, XLK, XLP, XLF, XLU, XLB, XLU and XLE respectively.

Market Internals
Market Sentiment is bullish. Market Breadth is sloping upwards showing more gainers than losers. Volume Acc/Dis is sloping upwards showing accumulation. Skew is at 118.40. Vix is at 13.74 and Vix futures 14.46.

The Week Ahead
Market Sentiment and Market Internals are showing strength. Vix and Vix futures have come down and are below 14 and 15. Skew is normal. The market is rather news driven. The prognosis is for continued volatility but with buying pressure.

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