HotSpots for 08/07/2018 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 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.

08-07-2018 21-normal Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1023 1037 86 0.02 1.27
ES_F long 1019 1040 86 0.01 37.50
NQ_F long 1015 1040 86 0.02 161.50
NQ_F short 1243 1302 -81 -0.01 -68.00
YM_F long 1025 1040 95 0.01 361.00
YM_F short 1040 1051 -81 -0.01 -230.00

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To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 10:23 until 10:37 ET has been profitable 86% of the time over the last 21 days.