HotSpots for 07/13/2018 for $ES,$CL,$YM,$NQ

Daily HotSpots

HotSpots are times during the market trading session that for the past XX days have consistently moved in one direction or the other. These HotSpots are published each morning pre-market. The next day, a results post is also published and weekly a summary post.

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Normal

Normal is a straight trading day count. A 5 day normal on a full-trading week would include Monday through Friday. A 5 day normal on a Monday holiday week would be the previous week’s Friday, skip Saturday, Sunday and holiday Monday and then Tuesday through Friday.

Early close days are considered non-trading in our normal count and are therefore skipped also.


07-13-2018 21-normal Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1339 1352 86 0.02 1.03
CL_F short 1400 1418 -81 -0.04 -2.49
ES_F long 1134 1158 86 0.01 27.75
ES_F short 0944 0956 -81 -0.00 -12.00
NQ_F long 1135 1158 90 0.02 119.75
YM_F long 1135 1157 90 0.01 286.00
YM_F short 0942 0951 -81 -0.01 -295.00

Trading dates are:

[“2018-06-12″,”2018-06-13″,”2018-06-14″,”2018-06-15″,”2018-06-18″,”2018-06-19″,”2018-06-20″,”2018-06-21″,”2018-06-22″,”2018-06-25″,”2018-06-26″,”2018-06-27″,”2018-06-28″,”2018-06-29″,”2018-07-02″,”2018-07-05″,”2018-07-06″,”2018-07-09″,”2018-07-10″,”2018-07-11″,”2018-07-12”]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 13:39 until 13:52 ET has been profitable 86% of the time over the last 21 days.


07-13-2018 13-normal Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1141 1153 85 0.03 1.96
CL_F short 1306 1326 -100 -0.02 -1.49
ES_F long 0951 1008 92 0.01 31.00
ES_F short 0942 0952 -92 -0.01 -22.50
NQ_F long 1135 1159 92 0.01 69.00
NQ_F short 1353 1412 -85 -0.01 -43.75
YM_F long 0951 1010 92 0.02 400.00
YM_F short 1402 1412 -92 -0.01 -295.00

Trading dates are:

[“2018-06-22″,”2018-06-25″,”2018-06-26″,”2018-06-27″,”2018-06-28″,”2018-06-29″,”2018-07-02″,”2018-07-05″,”2018-07-06″,”2018-07-09″,”2018-07-10″,”2018-07-11″,”2018-07-12”]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 11:41 until 11:53 ET has been profitable 85% of the time over the last 13 days.


07-13-2018 11-normal Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1416 1429 91 0.02 1.39
CL_F short 1306 1326 -100 -0.02 -1.20
ES_F long 0951 1008 100 0.01 34.50
ES_F short 0942 0952 -91 -0.01 -16.00
NQ_F long 0934 0944 100 0.02 116.50
NQ_F short 1003 1015 -82 -0.01 -91.00
YM_F long 0951 1010 100 0.02 412.00
YM_F short 1402 1412 -91 -0.01 -273.00

Trading dates are:

[“2018-06-26″,”2018-06-27″,”2018-06-28″,”2018-06-29″,”2018-07-02″,”2018-07-05″,”2018-07-06″,”2018-07-09″,”2018-07-10″,”2018-07-11″,”2018-07-12”]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 14:16 until 14:29 ET has been profitable 91% of the time over the last 11 days.


07-13-2018 8-normal Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 0943 0953 100 0.01 0.94
CL_F short 1043 1054 -100 -0.02 -1.11
ES_F long 0951 1008 100 0.01 25.75
ES_F short 0942 0952 -100 -0.00 -10.25
NQ_F long 0930 0940 100 0.01 98.00
NQ_F short 1002 1015 -87 -0.01 -70.75
YM_F long 0951 1010 100 0.01 279.00
YM_F short 1402 1412 -87 -0.01 -189.00

Trading dates are:

[“2018-06-29″,”2018-07-02″,”2018-07-05″,”2018-07-06″,”2018-07-09″,”2018-07-10″,”2018-07-11″,”2018-07-12”]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 09:43 until 09:53 ET has been profitable 100% of the time over the last 8 days.


07-13-2018 5-normal Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1415 1439 100 0.02 1.30
CL_F short 1138 1204 -100 -0.01 -0.97
ES_F long 0951 1008 100 0.01 17.00
ES_F short 0938 0951 -100 -0.00 -12.25
NQ_F long 1015 1041 100 0.01 63.75
NQ_F short 1331 1351 -100 -0.01 -40.50
YM_F long 1011 1031 100 0.01 177.00
YM_F short 0938 0951 -100 -0.01 -153.00

Trading dates are:

[“2018-07-06″,”2018-07-09″,”2018-07-10″,”2018-07-11″,”2018-07-12”]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 14:15 until 14:39 ET has been profitable 100% of the time over the last 5 days.


TaylorPlus

TaylorPlus, unlike the Taylor3 cycle count the TaylorPlus does not use Weekends, Holidays or Early close days as part of the cycle count. TaylorPlus counts finds the 3rd closest “tradeable” day, then the next 3rd until the cycle count is complete. Weekends, holidays and early-close are all considered non-tradeable days and are skipped in the count.


07-13-2018 11-taylorPlus Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1515 1536 100 0.01 0.47
CL_F short 1124 1138 -91 -0.02 -1.43
ES_F long 1441 1506 91 0.01 19.75
ES_F short 1008 1034 -82 -0.01 -32.25
NQ_F long 1444 1504 91 0.01 73.25
NQ_F short 1158 1221 -82 -0.02 -104.00
YM_F long 0930 0943 82 0.01 220.00
YM_F short 1024 1039 -91 -0.01 -153.00

Trading dates are:

[“2018-05-23″,”2018-05-29″,”2018-06-01″,”2018-06-04″,”2018-06-07″,”2018-06-13″,”2018-06-19″,”2018-06-22″,”2018-06-25″,”2018-06-28″,”2018-07-10”]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 15:15 until 15:36 ET has been profitable 100% of the time over the last 11 days.


07-13-2018 8-taylorPlus Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1525 1546 100 0.01 0.48
CL_F short 1232 1240 -100 -0.01 -0.44
ES_F long 1447 1502 100 0.01 16.00
ES_F short 1524 1532 -100 -0.00 -12.75
NQ_F long 1446 1505 100 0.01 76.00
NQ_F short 1525 1533 -100 -0.01 -37.50
YM_F long 1125 1142 100 0.01 146.00
YM_F short 1231 1249 -100 -0.01 -124.00

Trading dates are:

[“2018-06-04″,”2018-06-07″,”2018-06-13″,”2018-06-19″,”2018-06-22″,”2018-06-25″,”2018-06-28″,”2018-07-10”]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 15:25 until 15:46 ET has been profitable 100% of the time over the last 8 days.


07-13-2018 5-taylorPlus Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1141 1153 100 0.02 1.03
CL_F short 1124 1139 -100 -0.01 -0.92
ES_F long 1036 1102 100 0.01 24.50
ES_F short 0939 1005 -100 -0.01 -26.25
NQ_F long 1031 1057 100 0.01 93.75
NQ_F short 0942 1005 -100 -0.01 -86.00
YM_F long 1125 1149 100 0.01 184.00
YM_F short 0935 0952 -100 -0.01 -269.00

Trading dates are:

[“2018-06-19″,”2018-06-22″,”2018-06-25″,”2018-06-28″,”2018-07-10”]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 11:41 until 11:53 ET has been profitable 100% of the time over the last 5 days.


Taylor3

Taylor3 uses a 3 day cycle count. On a Friday of a full trading week, the next previous trading day considered would be Tuesday and every 3rd tradeable date before. Weekends, holidays and early closes are skipped as part of the count.

Once the length requirement is filled the analysis begins.


07-13-2018 11-taylor3 Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1250 1310 91 0.01 1.03
CL_F short 1453 1502 -100 -0.00 -0.32
ES_F long 1034 1046 100 0.01 29.75
ES_F short 1008 1031 -91 -0.01 -34.50
NQ_F long 1034 1044 100 0.01 97.50
NQ_F short 0945 1011 -91 -0.02 -117.50
YM_F long 1136 1202 100 0.01 288.00
YM_F short 1321 1342 -91 -0.01 -177.00

Trading dates are:

[“2018-05-24″,”2018-05-30″,”2018-06-04″,”2018-06-07″,”2018-06-12″,”2018-06-15″,”2018-06-20″,”2018-06-25″,”2018-06-28″,”2018-07-05″,”2018-07-10”]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 12:50 until 13:10 ET has been profitable 91% of the time over the last 11 days.


07-13-2018 8-taylor3 Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1250 1310 100 0.01 0.87
CL_F short 1100 1110 -100 -0.02 -1.18
ES_F long 1033 1050 100 0.01 19.75
ES_F short 1008 1031 -100 -0.01 -27.00
NQ_F long 1136 1159 100 0.01 69.75
NQ_F short 1007 1030 -100 -0.01 -101.75
YM_F long 1136 1200 100 0.01 181.00
YM_F short 1540 1548 -100 -0.00 -108.00

Trading dates are:

[“2018-06-07″,”2018-06-12″,”2018-06-15″,”2018-06-20″,”2018-06-25″,”2018-06-28″,”2018-07-05″,”2018-07-10”]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 12:50 until 13:10 ET has been profitable 100% of the time over the last 8 days.


07-13-2018 5-taylor3 Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1138 1154 100 0.02 1.20
CL_F short 1155 1221 -100 -0.03 -2.03
ES_F long 1456 1521 100 0.01 18.25
ES_F short 0931 0949 -100 -0.01 -28.50
NQ_F long 1033 1049 100 0.01 63.50
NQ_F short 0957 1015 -100 -0.01 -88.75
YM_F long 1456 1521 100 0.01 187.00
YM_F short 0931 0952 -100 -0.01 -312.00

Trading dates are:

[“2018-06-20″,”2018-06-25″,”2018-06-28″,”2018-07-05″,”2018-07-10”]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 11:38 until 11:54 ET has been profitable 100% of the time over the last 5 days.