$YM-Trading Dow Futures: July 25, 2017. 130 Pt. Bull Trend

$YM-Trading The Dow Jones Emini Futures contract for September ’17. On July 24 at 11:30 pm (CST) Slow Stochastics (5,3) crosses up below its 20 as the market reverses off its lower Bollinger Band. The market is now at 21,493. The market moves in an 11 point range until about 2:00 am (CST) the next day when the market reverses near 21,487 and moves to 21,496 for that 5 minute duration. Trading volume is about 315 contracts, the highest volume over the previous several hours. Stochastics and MACD (8,17,9) are very bullish as well. From here over the next several hours the market moves all the way to 21,630, an over 130 point bull trend.

$YM-Trading Dow Futures: July 21, 2017. 89 Pt. Bear Trend

$YM-Trading The Dow Jones Emini Futures contract for September ’17. On July 21 at 6:20 am (CST) Slow Stochastics crosses down above its 80. At 6:55 am (CST) with the market at 21,557 Stochastics crosses down again. Note how MACD and its Signal line are below 0 during this time. By 9:05 am (CST) the market had dropped to 21,468, an 89 point drop.

$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.