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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)

8 July 2019 – Indices pulled back, profit taking

Indices
Dow Transportation closed at 10416.13 with a small bearish candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range – 106.44. Fractal Chaos Band – Within its FCB. Long Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Medium Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Short Cycle Wave – positive and falling. Market direction – Strong UpTrend. Momentum – Weak upward. RSI – 53.3.

Dow Industrial closed at 26806.14 with a small bearish candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range – 177.25. Fractal Chaos Band – Within its FCB. Long Cycle – positive and rising. Medium Cycle – positive and falling. Short Cycle – positive and rising. Market direction – Strong UpTrend. Momentum – Weak Upward. RSI – 64.

Russell 2000 closed at 1561.3866 with a bearish marubozu candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range – 16.6. Fractal Chaos Band – within its FCB. Long Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Medium Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Short Cycle – positive and falling. Market direction – Strong UpTrend. Momentum – Strong Upward. RSI – 55.4.

Nasdaq 100 closed at 7785.7867 with a tiny bearish candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range – 85.192. 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 – Strong UpTrend. Momentum – Strong Upward. RSI – 61.3.

S&P 500 (SPX) closed at 2975.95 with a small bearish candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range – 20.32. Fractal Chaos Band – within the 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 – 64.3.

Continue reading 8 July 2019 – Indices pulled back, profit taking

5 July 2019 – Weekly Review – Good Umployment figure, market bull to dominate


Indices (Weekly chart)
Dow Transportation closed at 10485.02 with a bearish candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Weekly trading range – 299.09. Fractal Chaos Band – Within FCB. Long Cycle Wave – negative and rising. Medium Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Short Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Market direction – Strong UpTrend. Momentum – Strong Upward.    

Dow Industrial closed at 26922.12 with a small bullish candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Weekly trading range – 366.04. Fractal Chaos Band – Broke above 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. It has exited its weekly Squeeze.    

Russell 2000 closed at 1575.6245 with a doji candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Weekly trading range – 33.84. Fractal Chaos Band – Within FCB. Long Cycle Wave – negative and rising slope. Medium Cycle Wave – positive and rising slope. Short cycle Wave – positive and rising slope. Market direction – Strong UpTrend. Momentum – Trong Upward. It has exited its weekly Squeeze.       

Nasdaq 100 closed at 7855.00 with a bullish candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Weekly trading range – 186.615. 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.       

S&P 500 closed at 2990.41 with a small bullish candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Weekly trading range – 54.08. Fractal Chaos Band – broke above 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.

Continue reading 5 July 2019 – Weekly Review – Good Umployment figure, market bull to dominate

3 July 2019 – A 4 July market, Bullish!

Indices
Dow Transportation closed at 10523.31 with a bullish candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range – 114. Fractal Chaos Band – Within 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 – 58.2.

Dow Industrial closed at 26966.00 with a bullish marubozu candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range – 179.32. Fractal Chaos Band – Broke above FCB. Long Cycle – positive and rising. Medium Cycle – positive and falling. Short Cycle – positive and rising. Market direction – Strong UpTrend. Momentum – Upward. RSI – 71.

Russell 2000 closed at 1572.1221 with a bullish candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range – 11.58. 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 – 59.8.

Nasdaq 100 closed at 7857.6898 with a bullish marubozu candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range – 57.87. Fractal Chaos Band – above 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 – 67.6.

S&P 500 (SPX) closed at 2995.82 with a bullish marubozu candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range – 22.83. Fractal Chaos Band – above the FCB. Long Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Medium Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Short Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Market direction – Strong UpTrend. Momentum – Upward. RSI – 70.9.

Continue reading 3 July 2019 – A 4 July market, Bullish!

2 July 2019 – Volatility, Gold up, Oil down

Indices
Dow Transportation closed at 10420.46 with a bearish marubozu candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range – 144.64. Fractal Chaos Band – Within FCB. Long Cycle Wave – negative and rising. Medium Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Short Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Market direction – Strong UpTrend. Momentum – Strong upward. RSI – 54.6.

Dow Industrial closed at 26786.68 with a bullish hammer candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range – 154.91. Fractal Chaos Band – within FCB. Long Cycle – positive and rising. Medium Cycle – positive and falling. Short Cycle – positive and rising. Market direction – Strong UpTrend. Momentum – Weak Upward. RSI – 67.5.

Russell 2000 closed at 1560.5378 with a bearish candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range – 16.73. 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 – 56.8.

Nasdaq 100 closed at 7799.8235 with a bullish candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range – 54.46. Fractal Chaos Band – above its FCB. Long Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Medium Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Short Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Market direction – UpTrend. Momentum – Strong Upward. RSI – 65.1.

S&P 500 (SPX) closed at 2973.01 with a bullish hammer candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200SMA. Daily trading range – 17.29. Fractal Chaos Band – above the FCB. Long Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Medium Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Short Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Market direction – UpTrend. Momentum – Upward. RSI – 67.6.

Continue reading 2 July 2019 – Volatility, Gold up, Oil down

1 July 2019 – After G20 meeting, market gapped up and then sold off!

Indices
Dow Transportation closed at 10505.93 with a spinning top doji candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA and below its 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range – 199.18. Fractal Chaos Band – Above FCB. Long Cycle Wave – negative and rising. Medium Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Short Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Market direction – Strong UpTrend. Momentum – Strong upward. RSI – 58.5.

Dow Industrial gapped up and closed at 26717.43 with a spinning top doji candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range – 290.68. Fractal Chaos Band – within FCB. Long Cycle – positive and rising. Medium Cycle – positive and falling. Short Cycle – negative and rising. Market direction – Strong UpTrend. Momentum – Neutral. RSI – 66.

Russell 2000 closed at 1569.6635 with a doji candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range – 23.996. Fractal Chaos Band – above 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 – 60.

Nasdaq 100 gapped up and closed at 7768.1382 with a bearish marubozu candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range – 149.73. Fractal Chaos Band – within the FCB. Long Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Medium Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Short Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Market direction – UpTrend. Momentum – Neutral. RSI – 63.3.

S&P 500 (SPX) gapped up and closed at 2964.33 with a bearish spinning top doji candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200SMA. Daily trading range – 36.17. Fractal Chaos Band – above the FCB. Long Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Medium Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Short Cycle Wave – negative and rising. Market direction – UpTrend. Momentum – Neutral. RSI – 59.1.   

Continue reading 1 July 2019 – After G20 meeting, market gapped up and then sold off!

28 June 2019 – Weekly Review – Pre G20, Indices move upwards


Indices (Weekly chart)
Dow Transportation closed at 10461.98 with a bullish hammer candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 200 SMA and below its 50 SMA. Weekly trading range – 388.97. Fractal Chaos Band – Within FCB. Long Cycle Wave – negative and falling. Medium Cycle Wave – negative and rising. Short Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Market direction – Strong UpTrend. Momentum – Weak Upward.    

Dow Industrial closed at 26599.96 with a small candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Weekly trading range – 341.2. Fractal Chaos Band – Within 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.    

Russell 2000 closed at 1566.5719 with a bullish marubozu candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Weekly trading range – 50.827. Fractal Chaos Band – Within. Long Cycle Wave – negative and rising slope. Medium Cycle Wave – positive and rising slope. Short cycle Wave – positive and rising slope. Market direction – Strong UpTrend. Momentum – Upward Strong.       

Nasdaq 100 closed at 7671.0749 with a bearish candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Weekly trading range – 162.52. Fractal Chaos Band – Within FCB. Long Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Medium Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Short cycle – positive and rising. Market direction – Strong UpTrend. Momentum – Upward Strong.       

S&P 500 closed at 2941.76 with a small hammer candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Weekly trading range – 41.93. Fractal Chaos Band – within FCB. Long Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Medium Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Short cycle Wave – positive and rising. Market direction – Strong UpTrend. Momentum – Upward Strong.

Continue reading 28 June 2019 – Weekly Review – Pre G20, Indices move upwards

27 June 2019 – A pre-G20 market…Indecision

Indices
Dow Transportation closed at 10308.53 with a bullish marubozu candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA and below its 50 SMA, 200 SMA. Daily trading range – 183.83. Fractal Chaos Band – Within FCB. Long Cycle Wave – negative and rising. Medium Cycle Wave – negative and falling. Short Cycle Wave – negative and rising. Market direction – UpTrend. Momentum – Neutral. RSI – 51.6.

Dow Industrial closed at 26526.58 with a doji candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range – 141.92. Fractal Chaos Band – within FCB. Long Cycle – positive and rising. Medium Cycle – positive and falling. Short Cycle – negative and falling. Market direction – UpTrend. Momentum – Neutral. RSI – 61.7.

Russell 2000 closed at 1546.5503 with a big bullish candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range – 28.775. Fractal Chaos Band – within FCB. Long Cycle Wave – negative and rising. Medium Cycle Wave – positive and falling. Short Cycle – negative and falling. Market direction – UpTrend. Momentum – Neutral. RSI – 54.4.

Nasdaq 100 closed at 7657.0483 with a doji candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range – 45.927. Fractal Chaos Band – within the FCB. Long Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Medium Cycle Wave – positive and falling. Short Cycle Wave – negative and falling. Market direction – UpTrend. Momentum – Neutral. RSI – 58.1.

S&P 500 (SPX) closed at 2924.92 with a small bullish candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200SMA. Daily trading range – 15.52. Fractal Chaos Band – within the FCB. Long Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Medium Cycle Wave – positive and falling. Short Cycle Wave – negative and falling. Market direction – UpTrend. Momentum – Neutral. RSI – 59.1.   

Continue reading 27 June 2019 – A pre-G20 market…Indecision

26 June 2019 – Indices pulled back

Indices
Dow Transportation closed at 10176.79 with a bullish candle below its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range – 100.55. Fractal Chaos Band – Below Lowerband FCB. Long Cycle Wave – negative and rising. Medium Cycle Wave – negative and falling. Short Cycle Wave – negative and falling. Market direction – DownTrend. Momentum – Neutral. RSI – 46.1.

Dow Industrial closed at 26536.82 with a bearish candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range – 123.71. Fractal Chaos Band – within FCB. Long Cycle – positive and rising. Medium Cycle – positive and falling. Short Cycle – positive and falling. Market direction – UpTrend. Momentum – Upward. RSI – 62.0.

Russell 2000 closed at 1517.7753 with a small bearish candle below its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range – 12.36. Fractal Chaos Band – within FCB. Long Cycle Wave – negative and falling. Medium Cycle Wave – negative and falling. Short Cycle – negative and falling. Market direction – DownTrend. Momentum – Downward. RSI – 45.5.

Nasdaq 100 closed at 7627.0509 with a small inverted hammer candle on its 8 EMA and above its 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range – 97.1. Fractal Chaos Band – within the FCB. Long Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Medium Cycle Wave – positive and falling. Short Cycle Wave – positive and falling. Market direction – UpTrend. Momentum – Upward. RSI – 56.5.

S&P 500 (SPX) closed at 2913.78 with a bearish marubozu candle below its 8 EMA and above its 21 EMA, 50 SMA, 200SMA. Daily trading range – 19.6. Fractal Chaos Band – within the FCB. Long Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Medium Cycle Wave – positive and falling. Short Cycle Wave – negative and falling. Market direction – UpTrend. Momentum – Neutral. RSI – 56.8.   

Continue reading 26 June 2019 – Indices pulled back

25 June 2019 – Indices are turning?

Indices
Dow Transportation closed at 10109.91 with a bearish candle below its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range – 123.89. Fractal Chaos Band – Broke below Lower FCB. Long Cycle Wave – negative and rising. Medium Cycle Wave – negative and falling. Short Cycle Wave – negative and falling. Market direction – DownTrend. Momentum – Neutral. RSI – 43.

Dow Industrial closed at 26548.22 with a bearish candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range – 224.65. Fractal Chaos Band – within FCB. Long Cycle – positive and rising. Medium Cycle – positive and rising. Short Cycle – positive and rising. Market direction – UpTrend. Momentum – Upward. RSI – 62.4.

Russell 2000 closed at 1521.0353 with a bearish candle below its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range – 12.74. Fractal Chaos Band – within FCB. Long Cycle Wave – negative and rising. Medium Cycle Wave – positive and falling. Short Cycle – negative and falling. Market direction – DownTrend. Momentum – Neutral. RSI – 46.5.

Nasdaq 100 closed at 7591.5363 with a big bearish marubozu candle below its 8 EMA and above its 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range – 138.87. Fractal Chaos Band – cross back below the Upperband FCB. Long Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Medium Cycle Wave – positive and falling. Short Cycle Wave – positive and falling. Market direction – UpTrend. Momentum – Upward. RSI – 54.7.

S&P 500 (SPX) closed at 2917.38 with a big bearish marubozu candle below its 8 EMA and above its 21 EMA, 50 SMA, 200SMA. Daily trading range – 30.51. Fractal Chaos Band – cross back below its upper FCB. Long Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Medium Cycle Wave – positive and falling. Short Cycle Wave – positive and falling. Market direction – UpTrend. Momentum – Upward. RSI – 57.8.   

Continue reading 25 June 2019 – Indices are turning?

24 June 2019 – Is Transportation and Russell 2000 leading the market down?

Indices
Dow Transportation closed at 10197.39 with a big bearish candle below its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range – 174.73. Fractal Chaos Band – Within. Long Cycle Wave – negative and rising. Medium Cycle Wave – positive and falling. Short Cycle Wave – negative and falling. Market direction – DownTrend. Momentum – Neutral. RSI – 46.2.

Dow Industrial closed at 26727.54 with a small gravestone doji candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range – 87.39. Fractal Chaos Band – above FCB. Long Cycle – positive and rising. Medium Cycle – positive and rising. Short Cycle – positive and rising. Market direction – UpTrend. Momentum – Upward. RSI – 68.8.

Russell 2000 closed at 1530.0835 with a bearish marubozu candle below its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range – 21.57. Fractal Chaos Band – Broke back below UpperBand. Long Cycle Wave – negative and rising. Medium Cycle Wave – positive and falling. Short Cycle – positive and falling. Market direction – DownTrend. Momentum – Upward. RSI – 49.1.

Nasdaq 100 closed at 7723.0215 with a small bearish candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA and 200 SMA. Daily trading range – 25.9. Fractal Chaos Band – above the FCB. Long Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Medium Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Short Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Market direction – UpTrend. Momentum – Upward. RSI – 64.1.

S&P 500 (SPX) closed at 2945.35 with a bearish candle above its 8 EMA, 21 EMA, 50 SMA, 200SMA. Daily trading range – 10.87. Fractal Chaos Band – above FCB. Long Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Medium Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Short Cycle Wave – positive and rising. Market direction – UpTrend. Momentum – Upward. RSI – 65.9.   

Continue reading 24 June 2019 – Is Transportation and Russell 2000 leading the market down?