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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)

22 May 2020 – Is breakout imminent?

Summary (Weekly Chart)
$DJT – UpTrend. /YM – UpTrend. /RTY – UpTrend. /NQ – UpTrend. /ES – UpTrend.

/CL – DownTrend. /GCUpTrend and in a preliminary Squeeze. /ZBUpTrend. HYG – DownTrend.

$DXYUpTrend and in a Squeeze. EUR/USD – DownTrend and in a Squeeze. USD/JPY – DownTrend and in a Squeeze.

Summary (Daily Chart)
$DJT – DownTrend and in a preliminary Squeeze. /YM – DownTrend and in a Squeeze. /RTY – DownTrend and in a preliminary Squeeze. /NQUpTrend and in a preliminary Squeeze. /ESUpTrend and in a Squeeze.

/CLUpTrend. /GCUpTrend and in a Squeeze. /ZBUpTrend and in a Squeeze. HYGDownTrend.

$DXYUpTrend and in a Squeeze. EUR/USDUpTrend and in a preliminary Squeeze. USD/JPYUpTrend and in a Squeeze.

Market Internals (Daily Chart)
Market SentimentBullish. Put/Call ratio – 0.764. Market Breadth – sloping upward showing more gainers than losers. Volume Acc/Dis – sloping upward and showing accumulation. Vix – 28.16 and Vix Futures – 30.24. Skew – 125.78.

The indices have been trading sideways for the last 3 weeks and there are volatility compression in all the indices. It does look like it is setting up to break upwards.

Oil continues to trade upwards and has reached above US30+ per barrel. Gold is still trading above US$ 1700 an ounce.

The US economy is starting to open up and the unemployment rate will decrease. The indices will likely respond to that and break upwards from its current sideways trading.

The prognosis is for a break upwards for the indices.

Relative Strength – Sectors On a 3-monthly lookback, the relative strength order of the S&P ETF 500 sectors are XLY, /ES, SPY, SPX, XLK, XLE, XLB, XLV, XLI, XLP, XLF and XLU.

On a 12-monthly lookback, the relative strength order of the S&P 500 ETFs are XLV, XLK, XLY, /ES, SPY, SPX, XLB, XLP, XLU, XLI, XLE and XLF.  


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