Heading into the close – SPX technical analysis & option combo market awareness

Live look at SPX technical analysis with KnovaWave – Ichimoku, patterns, Gann, Murrey Math and Elliot Wave. “Horses for courses” conversation re. overly complex / over thought / etc option strategies when quick decision making is in order. Enjoy live commentary from Our Trading Room at youtube as the day wraps up – feel free to like and share Any questions please feel free to ask them below. Trade Smart!

Understanding Commitments of Traders Reports – COT, TFF and DCOT

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) publish the Commitments of Traders (COT) reports with a breakdown of open interest for futures and options on futures markets. More specific, disaggregated  reports (DCOT) came after the GFC in 2008.

Stocks Crash Revives Memories of 2008, What Next For S&P Futures

Stocks and the S&P 500 Index crashed on Friday in the index’s sixth-worst one-day point drop ever, however given we are coming from 2880 plus in percentage terms it was ‘just’  around 2.50% . To put that in perspective, its a minor bump from a 30% rise. Perhaps. Its all a matter of entry and leverage.