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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)

22 November 2016 – Ever higher!

The indices carried on ever higher with new historic highs in the Dow Jones Transportation, Dow Jones Industrial, Russell 2000 and S&P 500. The year end rally continues and the major indices traded to new all-time highs for a second consecutive session. The Dow Industrial closed above 19000 for the first time ever while the S&P 500 topped 2,200. Gold made slight gains as well as bonds. The dollar traded sideways.

Markets have a full day of trading tomorrow, but will be closed Thursday to celebrate Thanksgiving and markets close 1:00 PM on Friday.

Dow Transportation shot up in the first few minutes of trading but was met with selling and it traded downward but ended the day with a doji candle above its moving averages. Momentum remains sharply upwards. Volumetric buying pressure is at 97.6%. The index is in a monthly Squeeze.

Dow Industrial range traded till late morning before surging upward. It made new historic high at 19043.9 and crossed the 19,000 level. Momentum remains upward. Short term volumetric buying pressure is at 100%. The index is still in a monthly Squeeze.

Russell 2000 range traded till midday before breaking upwards. It hit a historic high of 1334.83 and closed with a bullish marubozu candle above all its moving averages. Momentum is upward and in a sharp uptrend. Volumetric buying pressure is at 100%.

Nasdaq 100 gapped up and range traded for the day. It closed with a doji candle above all its moving averages. Momentum is upward. Volumetric buying pressure is at 100%. The index is in a monthly Squeeze.

S&P 500 range traded in the first hour before selling down till late morning. Buyers came in and it surged till the end of the day and closed with a small high closing doji candle above all 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 was volatile throughout the day and closed with a big spinning top doji candle above its moving averages.

Gold futures traded sideways and is trading at $1214.4. It has found a temporary bottom.

Silver futures is trading at $16.710 per ounce and has found a temporary bottom.

Agriculture (DBA) ETF range traded and closed with a small doji candle above its 50 SMA at 20.31.

Commodities (DBC) ETF was volatile and closed with a spinning top doji candle above its moving averages at 15.06 above its 50 SMA.

Bonds
Bond futures (ZB) made small gain and has found a temporary bottom at 153’15. .

High Yield bond ETF (HYG) closed with a bullish marubozu candle above its 21 EMA at 85.94.

Bonds ETF (TLT) has found a temporary bottom at 121.11. It is trading sideways.

Currencies
The dollar index traded slightly upward and is trading at 101.085 above all its moving averages. It is still in a sharp uptrend.

EUR/USD traded sideways and is trading at 1.06237.

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 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 and XLY respectively.

Market Internals
Vix closed at 12.41. Vix futures is at 14.32. Skew is at 127.98. 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 financial and energy sector continue to out-perform the other sectors. 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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