HotSpots for 07/16/2018 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.


07-16-2018 21-normal Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1330 1352 86 0.02 1.33
CL_F short 1400 1418 -81 -0.04 -2.81
ES_F long 1036 1052 81 0.01 27.00
ES_F short 0944 0956 -81 -0.01 -14.50
NQ_F long 1135 1158 86 0.01 100.50
YM_F long 1135 1157 86 0.01 250.00
YM_F short 0942 0951 -81 -0.01 -283.00

Trading dates are:

[“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″,”2018-07-13”]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 13:30 until 13:52 ET has been profitable 86% of the time over the last 21 days.


07-16-2018 13-normal Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1011 1032 85 0.03 1.90
CL_F short 1306 1326 -100 -0.02 -1.53
ES_F long 1524 1535 92 0.01 16.50
ES_F short 0942 0952 -92 -0.01 -23.00
NQ_F long 1523 1535 92 0.01 57.25
NQ_F short 1354 1412 -85 -0.00 -34.50
YM_F long 0951 1010 92 0.01 357.00
YM_F short 1540 1548 -92 -0.01 -207.00

Trading dates are:

[“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″,”2018-07-13”]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 10:11 until 10:32 ET has been profitable 85% of the time over the last 13 days.


07-16-2018 11-normal Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1011 1032 91 0.03 2.06
CL_F short 1306 1326 -100 -0.02 -1.23
ES_F long 0952 1010 91 0.01 34.25
ES_F short 1305 1314 -91 -0.01 -17.50
NQ_F long 0930 0940 100 0.02 124.00
NQ_F short 1305 1314 -91 -0.01 -63.25
YM_F long 0951 1010 100 0.02 399.00
YM_F short 1359 1412 -91 -0.01 -173.00

Trading dates are:

[“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″,”2018-07-13”]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 10:11 until 10:32 ET has been profitable 91% of the time over the last 11 days.


07-16-2018 8-normal Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1215 1224 100 0.01 0.63
CL_F short 1043 1054 -100 -0.02 -1.17
ES_F long 0956 1008 100 0.01 22.50
ES_F short 0940 0952 -100 -0.01 -16.25
NQ_F long 0930 0940 100 0.01 94.25
NQ_F short 1305 1316 -100 -0.01 -43.75
YM_F long 0951 1010 100 0.01 264.00
YM_F short 0939 0951 -100 -0.01 -224.00

Trading dates are:

[“2018-07-02″,”2018-07-05″,”2018-07-06″,”2018-07-09″,”2018-07-10″,”2018-07-11″,”2018-07-12″,”2018-07-13”]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 12:15 until 12:24 ET has been profitable 100% of the time over the last 8 days.


07-16-2018 5-normal Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 0936 1002 100 0.01 0.72
CL_F short 1003 1012 -100 -0.01 -0.97
ES_F long 1015 1041 100 0.01 17.00
ES_F short 0938 0955 -100 -0.01 -15.00
NQ_F long 1015 1041 100 0.01 69.50
NQ_F short 1331 1351 -100 -0.01 -44.50
YM_F long 1015 1041 100 0.01 188.00
YM_F short 0938 0953 -100 -0.01 -142.00

Trading dates are:

[“2018-07-09″,”2018-07-10″,”2018-07-11″,”2018-07-12″,”2018-07-13”]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 09:36 until 10:02 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.


07-16-2018 11-taylorPlus Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1054 1111 91 0.01 0.91
CL_F short 1124 1138 -91 -0.03 -1.72
ES_F long 1034 1057 91 0.01 32.75
ES_F short 0943 0953 -82 -0.01 -17.00
NQ_F long 1039 1054 91 0.02 111.00
NQ_F short 1159 1211 -82 -0.01 -84.75
YM_F long 1034 1044 91 0.01 162.00
YM_F short 1305 1322 -91 -0.00 -81.00

Trading dates are:

[“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″,”2018-07-13”]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 10:54 until 11:11 ET has been profitable 91% of the time over the last 11 days.


07-16-2018 8-taylorPlus Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1054 1120 100 0.02 1.38
CL_F short 1124 1139 -100 -0.02 -1.37
ES_F long 1447 1502 100 0.01 16.00
ES_F short 1229 1238 -100 -0.00 -10.00
NQ_F long 1446 1505 100 0.01 77.50
NQ_F short 1230 1238 -100 -0.01 -50.25
YM_F long 1339 1353 100 0.01 167.00
YM_F short 1230 1249 -100 -0.00 -114.00

Trading dates are:

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

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 10:54 until 11:20 ET has been profitable 100% of the time over the last 8 days.


07-16-2018 5-taylorPlus Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1006 1016 100 0.01 0.97
CL_F short 1126 1139 -100 -0.02 -1.25
ES_F long 1036 1102 100 0.01 20.50
ES_F short 0937 0949 -100 -0.01 -29.25
NQ_F long 1031 1054 100 0.01 57.75
NQ_F short 0930 0949 -100 -0.01 -108.75
YM_F long 1447 1513 100 0.01 139.00
YM_F short 0937 0952 -100 -0.01 -279.00

Trading dates are:

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

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 10:06 until 10:16 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.


07-16-2018 11-taylor3 Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 0939 1002 100 0.02 1.56
CL_F short 1355 1415 -91 -0.02 -1.09
ES_F long 1050 1102 100 0.01 25.25
ES_F short 1535 1545 -91 -0.01 -19.00
NQ_F long 0934 0953 100 0.02 121.25
NQ_F short 1344 1405 -91 -0.01 -83.50
YM_F long 1050 1116 100 0.01 311.00
YM_F short 1537 1545 -100 -0.01 -160.00

Trading dates are:

[“2018-05-25″,”2018-05-31″,”2018-06-05″,”2018-06-08″,”2018-06-13″,”2018-06-18″,”2018-06-21″,”2018-06-26″,”2018-06-29″,”2018-07-06″,”2018-07-11”]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 09:39 until 10:02 ET has been profitable 100% of the time over the last 11 days.


07-16-2018 8-taylor3 Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 0938 1002 100 0.02 1.25
CL_F short 1400 1415 -100 -0.02 -1.03
ES_F long 1046 1111 100 0.01 31.75
ES_F short 1344 1406 -100 -0.00 -12.50
NQ_F long 1046 1102 100 0.01 102.75
NQ_F short 1509 1519 -100 -0.01 -37.75
YM_F long 1046 1111 100 0.01 278.00
YM_F short 1509 1519 -100 -0.01 -154.00

Trading dates are:

[“2018-06-08″,”2018-06-13″,”2018-06-18″,”2018-06-21″,”2018-06-26″,”2018-06-29″,”2018-07-06″,”2018-07-11”]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 09:38 until 10:02 ET has been profitable 100% of the time over the last 8 days.


07-16-2018 5-taylor3 Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 0946 1012 100 0.02 1.50
CL_F short 1352 1417 -100 -0.02 -1.61
ES_F long 1049 1114 100 0.01 21.75
ES_F short 1528 1553 -100 -0.01 -23.50
NQ_F long 1046 1102 100 0.01 68.75
NQ_F short 1528 1551 -100 -0.01 -69.25
YM_F long 1049 1114 100 0.01 193.00
YM_F short 1528 1553 -100 -0.01 -216.00

Trading dates are:

[“2018-06-21″,”2018-06-26″,”2018-06-29″,”2018-07-06″,”2018-07-11”]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 09:46 until 10:12 ET has been profitable 100% of the time over the last 5 days.