HotSpots for 07/23/2018 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.


07-23-2018 21-normal Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1516 1539 86 0.01 0.35
ES_F long 1025 1044 81 0.01 31.25
ES_F short 1402 1412 -86 -0.01 -33.25
NQ_F long 1523 1535 90 0.01 65.75
YM_F long 0952 1008 86 0.01 341.00
YM_F short 1402 1413 -86 -0.01 -307.00

Trading dates are:

["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","2018-07-16","2018-07-17","2018-07-18","2018-07-19","2018-07-20"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 15:16 until 15:39 ET has been profitable 86% of the time over the last 21 days.


07-23-2018 13-normal Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1012 1036 85 0.02 1.48
CL_F short 1040 1054 -85 -0.02 -1.72
ES_F long 1055 1110 100 0.01 29.00
ES_F short 0941 0951 -92 -0.01 -20.50
NQ_F long 1459 1509 100 0.01 35.75
NQ_F short 1303 1317 -85 -0.01 -40.25
YM_F long 1056 1109 100 0.01 271.00
YM_F short 1304 1313 -92 -0.00 -105.00

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","2018-07-16","2018-07-17","2018-07-18","2018-07-19","2018-07-20"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 10:12 until 10:36 ET has been profitable 85% of the time over the last 13 days.


07-23-2018 11-normal Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1053 1108 91 0.02 1.57
CL_F short 1040 1054 -91 -0.02 -1.63
ES_F long 1052 1110 100 0.01 30.50
ES_F short 0941 0951 -91 -0.01 -17.75
NQ_F long 1501 1509 100 0.00 32.25
NQ_F short 0940 0951 -82 -0.01 -48.50
YM_F long 1051 1109 100 0.01 268.00
YM_F short 1540 1553 -91 -0.01 -167.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-07-06","2018-07-09","2018-07-10","2018-07-11","2018-07-12","2018-07-13","2018-07-16","2018-07-17","2018-07-18","2018-07-19","2018-07-20"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 10:53 until 11:08 ET has been profitable 91% of the time over the last 11 days.


07-23-2018 8-normal Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1023 1035 100 0.02 1.11
CL_F short 1040 1054 -100 -0.02 -1.41
ES_F long 1051 1117 100 0.01 22.50
ES_F short 1431 1441 -100 -0.00 -8.50
NQ_F long 0953 1005 100 0.01 44.25
NQ_F short 1347 1412 -87 -0.01 -42.00
YM_F long 1051 1117 100 0.01 231.00
YM_F short 1223 1242 -100 -0.00 -81.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-07-11","2018-07-12","2018-07-13","2018-07-16","2018-07-17","2018-07-18","2018-07-19","2018-07-20"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 10:23 until 10:35 ET has been profitable 100% of the time over the last 8 days.


07-23-2018 5-normal Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1051 1115 100 0.02 1.37
CL_F short 1003 1027 -100 -0.01 -1.01
ES_F long 1053 1119 100 0.01 17.00
ES_F short 1429 1446 -100 -0.00 -9.50
NQ_F long 1100 1125 100 0.01 44.00
NQ_F short 1427 1453 -100 -0.01 -43.75
YM_F long 1051 1117 100 0.01 168.00
YM_F short 1303 1329 -100 -0.00 -101.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-07-16","2018-07-17","2018-07-18","2018-07-19","2018-07-20"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 10:51 until 11:15 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.


07-23-2018 13-taylorPlus Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 0938 1001 92 0.02 1.14
CL_F short 1031 1053 -85 -0.03 -1.71
ES_F long 0952 1010 92 0.01 28.50
NQ_F long 0930 0951 100 0.03 194.50
NQ_F short 1350 1405 -92 -0.01 -37.25
YM_F long 0952 1002 85 0.01 283.00
YM_F short 1350 1411 -92 -0.01 -215.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-05-30","2018-06-05","2018-06-08","2018-06-11","2018-06-14","2018-06-20","2018-06-26","2018-06-29","2018-07-02","2018-07-05","2018-07-11","2018-07-17","2018-07-20"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 09:38 until 10:01 ET has been profitable 92% of the time over the last 13 days.


07-23-2018 11-taylorPlus Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1445 1454 100 0.01 0.50
CL_F short 1402 1414 -100 -0.02 -1.35
ES_F long 0951 1009 100 0.01 22.75
ES_F short 1349 1411 -82 -0.01 -21.50
NQ_F long 0930 0954 100 0.03 196.00
NQ_F short 1349 1412 -91 -0.01 -60.00
YM_F long 0952 1002 91 0.01 262.00
YM_F short 1349 1412 -91 -0.01 -235.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-06-08","2018-06-11","2018-06-14","2018-06-20","2018-06-26","2018-06-29","2018-07-02","2018-07-05","2018-07-11","2018-07-17","2018-07-20"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 14:45 until 14:54 ET has been profitable 100% of the time over the last 11 days.


07-23-2018 8-taylorPlus Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1145 1155 100 0.02 1.10
CL_F short 1400 1416 -100 -0.02 -1.46
ES_F long 0938 1004 100 0.01 27.75
ES_F short 1002 1013 -100 -0.01 -17.00
NQ_F long 0930 0955 100 0.02 152.25
NQ_F short 1002 1013 -100 -0.01 -70.00
YM_F long 0952 1002 100 0.01 222.00
YM_F short 1402 1412 -100 -0.01 -222.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-06-20","2018-06-26","2018-06-29","2018-07-02","2018-07-05","2018-07-11","2018-07-17","2018-07-20"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 11:45 until 11:55 ET has been profitable 100% of the time over the last 8 days.


07-23-2018 5-taylorPlus Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1024 1035 100 0.01 0.94
CL_F short 1400 1425 -100 -0.02 -1.72
ES_F long 0950 1003 100 0.01 16.50
ES_F short 1002 1015 -100 -0.00 -12.50
NQ_F long 0930 0955 100 0.02 106.00
NQ_F short 1002 1013 -100 -0.00 -31.50
YM_F long 1021 1035 100 0.01 156.00
YM_F short 1402 1412 -100 -0.01 -180.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-07-02","2018-07-05","2018-07-11","2018-07-17","2018-07-20"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 10:24 until 10:35 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.


07-23-2018 13-taylor3 Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1250 1310 92 0.02 1.27
CL_F short 1224 1250 -85 -0.01 -0.81
ES_F long 1034 1046 100 0.01 33.00
ES_F short 1321 1342 -92 -0.01 -19.00
NQ_F long 1036 1045 100 0.02 104.25
NQ_F short 1325 1342 -92 -0.01 -56.25
YM_F long 1136 1202 92 0.01 281.00
YM_F short 1321 1342 -92 -0.01 -206.00

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","2018-07-13","2018-07-18"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 12:50 until 13:10 ET has been profitable 92% of the time over the last 13 days.


07-23-2018 11-taylor3 Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1143 1205 91 0.02 1.30
CL_F short 1354 1418 -82 -0.02 -1.18
ES_F long 1033 1050 100 0.01 24.50
ES_F short 1304 1315 -100 -0.00 -11.50
NQ_F long 1036 1045 100 0.01 89.50
NQ_F short 1305 1315 -100 -0.01 -39.75
YM_F long 1033 1049 100 0.01 175.00
YM_F short 1304 1315 -100 -0.00 -85.00

Trading dates are:

["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","2018-07-13","2018-07-18"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 11:43 until 12:05 ET has been profitable 91% of the time over the last 11 days.


07-23-2018 8-taylor3 Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1250 1310 100 0.02 1.06
CL_F short 0935 0959 -87 -0.02 -1.53
ES_F long 1033 1049 100 0.01 25.00
ES_F short 0931 0952 -100 -0.01 -32.25
NQ_F long 1033 1049 100 0.01 87.00
NQ_F short 0940 0949 -100 -0.01 -70.00
YM_F long 1033 1049 100 0.01 145.00
YM_F short 1429 1445 -100 -0.01 -135.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-06-15","2018-06-20","2018-06-25","2018-06-28","2018-07-05","2018-07-10","2018-07-13","2018-07-18"]

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.


07-23-2018 5-taylor3 Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1006 1016 100 0.01 0.90
CL_F short 1408 1431 -100 -0.01 -0.73
ES_F long 1445 1511 100 0.01 17.25
ES_F short 0937 0952 -100 -0.01 -19.50
NQ_F long 1445 1511 100 0.01 59.50
NQ_F short 0940 0952 -100 -0.01 -64.75
YM_F long 0952 1009 100 0.01 182.00
YM_F short 1328 1351 -100 -0.00 -110.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-06-28","2018-07-05","2018-07-10","2018-07-13","2018-07-18"]

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.