$YM-Trading Dow Futures: July 18, 2017. 161 Pt. Bear Trend

$YM-Trading The Dow Jones Emini Futures contract for September ’17. On July 18 at 3:35 am (CST) with the market trading 987 contracts, Slow Stochastics crosses down near its 84. At 5:10 am (CST) with the market near 21,597, Stochastics crosses down again near its 85. Note the falling MACD Histogram (8,17,9) during this time. By 9:40 am (CST) the market had fallen all the way to 21,436 for a drop of 161 points.

$YM-Trading Dow Futures: July 14, 2017. 110 Pt. Bull Trend

 

$YM-Trading The Dow Jones Emini Futures contract for September ’17. On July 14 at 8:30 am (CST) with the market near 21,473 and after a previous 35 minute 50 point drop, the market reverses up near its lower Bollinger Band forcing Slow Stochastics (5,3) to cross up below its 11. The market moves as high as 21,520 before reversing down. At 10:15 am (CST) the market reverses up again from its lower Band forcing Stochastics to crossup near its 32. With the market now at 21,502 an over 4.5 hour uptrend follows with the Dow Futures going all the way to 21,620, an over 110 point Bull Trend.

$YM-Trading Dow Futures: July 3, 2017. 160 Pt. Bull Trend

$YM-Trading The Dow Jones Emini Futures contract for September ’17. On July 4 at 11:45 pm CST) with the market near 21,335 the market reverses near its lower Bollinger Band forcing Slow Stochastics (5,3) to crossup below its 20. After about 50 minutes of sideways action the market begins to move higher from about 21,337, triggering Stochastics to crossup again this time near its 40. Notice MACD (8,17,9) during this time. The market peaks at 21,495 by 10:30 am (CST), about a 160 point move. (See both charts)

$YM-Trading Dow Futures, $ES-Trading S&P500 Futures. June 26-30, 2017: The Week in Volatility

$YM-Trading The Dow Jones Emini Futures contract for September ’17. Trading the $ES-S&P 500 Futures contract. From June 26 through the 30th ’17 looking at the daily charts for the $YM-Dow Futures and the $ES-S&P 500 Futures indicate a pretty high level of volatility. Take a look at the $VIX as we’ve seen it spike between 15 & 16 in April, May and June, not excessive levels but warrant consideration. Looking at the weekly and monthly charts for $YM & $ES still indicate we are in a strong bull market and have been for quite some time. Keep that in mind! The $ES traded 1,829,260 contracts for June ’17. The $YM traded 157,365 contracts for June ’17.

Trading Dow Futures: June 27, 2017. A Tale of Caution Revisited

$YM-Trading The Dow Jones Emini Futures contract for September ’17. On June 9, 2017 we talked about http://bit.ly/2sON9EE the $YM hitting another All-Time High with the highest volume since February ’17. We also talked about the $ES and the $NQ selling off on the highest volume since February ’17. Looking at the $ES we’re seeing that it is now below that level. We stated back in our post to Beware as the markets looked Bearish at that time. And just as we previously stated, keep in mind the following: Caution, as always is suggested. Trade what’s in front of you and trade with the Trend! Remember “The market can remain irrational longer than you can remain solvent.” Be careful out there!

 

 

 

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Trading Dow Futures: June 27, 2017. $ES-Trading S&P500 Futures: 19.25 Pt. Bear Trend

$YM-Trading The Dow Jones Emini Futures contract for September ’17. Trading the $ES-S&P 500 Futures contract. On June 27, 2017 at approximately 9:50 am (CST) the market, after having moved up about 7 points in the previous 70 minutes, reverses at 2435.75 forcing Slow Stochastics (5,3) to crossdown near its 90. At 10:45 am with the market near 2437 Stochastics crosses down again this time near its 70. By 3:40 pm the market had moved all the way down to 2417.75. That’s 19.25 points.

Trading Dow Futures: June 19, 2017. $ES-Trading S&P500 Futures: 11.25 Pt. Bull Trend

$YM-Trading The Dow Jones Emini Futures contract for September ’17. Trading the $ESS&P 500 Futures contract. On June 19, 2017 at approximately 4:50 am (CST) the market reverses at its lower Bollinger Band forcing Slow Stochastics to crossup near its 20. At 5:15 am with the market near 2437, Stochastics crosses up again near its 30. At 9:30 am the market had risen all the way to 2448.25. An 11.25 pt. gain.