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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)

8 August 2016 – Monday market, no follow through

The indices did not followed through from last Friday’s big up move although the Nasdaq 100 and S&P 500 hit new all-time high. Volume was lower for the day and the earnings season is more than halfway through. Oil continues to move higher which is good for the oil-related stocks. Healthcare stocks pulled back after the recent run.

Dow Transportation gapped on market open and was sold into. It traded downward for the rest of the day to close with a low closing doji candle. Momentum remains upward. Daily volumetric buying pressure is at 81.5%. The index is in a weekly Squeeze.

Dow Industrial sold off on market open and traded downward for the most of the day. It had a last hour rally and closed with a small doji candle above all its moving averages. Momentum remains upward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 95.9%. The index is in a monthly Squeeze.

Russell 2000 traded downward on market open and continued trading downward for the rest of the day. It closed with a small doji candle above all its moving averages. Momentum remains upward. Volumetric buying pressure is at 89.2%.

Nasdaq 100 made all-time high of 4794.14 on market open and proceeded to trade down for the first hour. It grinded upward for the rest of the day and closed with a small doji candle above all its moving averages. Momentum remains upward. Volumetric buying pressure is at 98.6%. The index is in a monthly Squeeze.

S&P 500 made all-time high of 2185.44 on market open before selling off. It rallied in the last hour of trading and closed with a small spinning top doji candle above all its moving averages. Momentum remains upward. Volumetric buying pressure is at 96.2%. The index is still in a daily and monthly Squeeze.

Metals and Commodities
Oil (/CL) futures has bounced upward for the last four trading session and is trading at $42.78 per barrel. Gold (/GC) futures traded sideways at $1340.6 per ounce. Silver (/SI) futures is trading at 19.740 per ounce.

Agriculture (DBA) ETF closed higher at 20.93. Commodities (DBC) ETF closed higher at 14.44.

Bonds
High Yield bond ETF (HYG) closed higher at 85.89. Bonds ETF (TLT) bounced off its 50 SMA and closed at 138.26.

Currencies
The dollar index is higher at 96.375. EUR/USD is trading at 1.10832. USD/JPY is at 102.445.

Relative Strength – Sectors
On a monthly lookback, the ETFs outperforming the S&P 500 are XLK, XLE, XLF and XLB respectively.

On a 3-month lookback, the relative strength order are XLK, XLF, XLI, XLB, XLY and XLV are outperforming the S&P 500.

Market Internals
Vix made gains and is at 11.50. Vix futures is at 12.50. Skew is at 132.94. Market sentiment remains bullish. Market breadth is flat. Volumetric accumulation/distribution is sloping upward.

The Week Ahead
The Vix is telling us that there is no fear in the market and market internals continue to remain strong. The indices continues to make new all-time high. The prognosis is for the market to continue to grind upward.

Stock of the Day
SGYP is our pick of the day. This is a pharmaceutical company and the stock is making its move with volume supporting it.

 

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