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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)

21 November 2016 – New historic high in indices

The S&P 500, Russell 2000 and Dow Jones Industrial touched new historic high as the market continues to melt upward in this Thanksgiving-shortened holiday week. WTI oil prices climbed to above $48 per barrel on news ahead of a possible OPEC accord on oil production which helped pushed stocks higher. Dow Industrial is within 60 points of 19k. Tech stocks are playing catch-up after recent weakness.

Gold made slight gains and have found support above $1200 per ounce. Silver is trading above $16 per ounce. Bonds has halted its downtrend and could have found a temporary bottom. The dollar index pulled back from its sharp rise and that helped the stocks as well.

Dow Transportation range traded throughout the day and closed with a small bullish candle above its moving averages. Momentum is shaprly upwards. Volumetric buying pressure is at 100%. The index is in a monthly Squeeze.

Dow Industrial traded indecisively in the morning session and broke out and traded upward till the end of the day. It made new historic high at 18956.69 and closed with a bullish candle above its moving averages. Momentum remains upward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 100%. The index is still in a monthly Squeeze.

Russell 2000 shot up on market open and was sold down immediately. It recovered by midday and surged upward till the end of the day and made new all-time high at 1323.72. Momentum is upward and in a sharp uptrend. Volumetric buying pressure is at 100%.

Nasdaq 100 surged upward and traded upward till the end of the day. It closed with a bullish candle above its moving averages. Momentum is upward. Volumetric buying pressure is at 100%. The index is in a monthly Squeeze.

S&P 500 traded upward on market open and continued its surge upward and made new all-time high at 2198.7. It closed with a bullish marubozu candle above its moving averages. Volumetric buying pressure is at 100%. The index is in a weekly and monthly Squeeze.

Metals and Commodities
WTI Crude oil futures surged upward and formed a big bullish marubozu candle. It is trading at $48.70 per barrel. Momentum remains downward.

Gold futures made small gains for the day and is trading at $1218.0. It has found a temporary bottom and momentum remains downward.

Silver futures is trading at $16.670 per ounce and has found a temporary bottom.

Agriculture (DBA) ETF traded upward and closed with a big bullish candle above its 50 SMA at 20.34.

Commodities (DBC) ETF gapped up above its 50 SMA and closed with a big bullish marubozu candle at 15.08.

Bonds
Bond futures (ZB) made small gain and has found a temporary bottom at 153’27. Momentum remains downward.

High Yield bond ETF (HYG) gapped up from its 8 EMA and closed with a bullish marubozu candle on its 21 EMA at 85.31.

Bonds ETF (TLT) range traded and closed at 121.15. It is trading sideways.

Currencies
The dollar index pulled back from its sharp uptrend and is trading at 100.810. It is still in a sharp uptrend.

EUR/USD pulled back from its sharp downtrend and is trading at 1.06398.

USD/JPY pulled back from its sharp uptrend and is trading at 110.47.

Relative Strength – Sectors
On a monthly lookback, the relative strength order of the ETFs that are outperforming the S&P 500 are XLF, XLI, XLE, XLY, XLV and XLB respectively.

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

Market Internals
Vix closed at 12.42. Vix futures is at 14.42. Skew is at 124.01. Market sentiment is bullish. Market breadth is sloping upward. Volumetric accumulation/distribution is sloping upward.

The Week Ahead
The market internals continued to show strength in this market as it continues to make historic highs. The prognosis is for continuing upward moves in the indices.

Stock of the Day
The Stock of the Day is TROX. Tronox is engaged in the production and marketing of titanium bearing mineral sands and titanium dioxide pigment.

 

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