HotSpots for 08/10/2018 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.


08-10-2018 21-normal Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 0952 1002 81 0.02 1.55
CL_F short 1420 1441 -81 -0.03 -1.73
ES_F long 1028 1041 86 0.01 22.50
NQ_F long 0957 1011 81 0.02 181.50
YM_F long 1025 1040 86 0.01 323.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-07-12","2018-07-13","2018-07-16","2018-07-17","2018-07-18","2018-07-19","2018-07-20","2018-07-23","2018-07-24","2018-07-25","2018-07-26","2018-07-27","2018-07-30","2018-07-31","2018-08-01","2018-08-02","2018-08-03","2018-08-06","2018-08-07","2018-08-08","2018-08-09"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 09:52 until 10:02 ET has been profitable 81% of the time over the last 21 days.


08-10-2018 13-normal Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1146 1159 92 0.02 1.05
CL_F short 1420 1436 -85 -0.02 -1.11
ES_F long 1000 1011 92 0.01 19.00
ES_F short 1040 1054 -85 -0.01 -18.50
NQ_F long 1332 1358 92 0.01 99.75
NQ_F short 1040 1056 -85 -0.01 -98.25
YM_F long 1348 1358 92 0.00 62.00
YM_F short 1040 1059 -85 -0.01 -155.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-07-24","2018-07-25","2018-07-26","2018-07-27","2018-07-30","2018-07-31","2018-08-01","2018-08-02","2018-08-03","2018-08-06","2018-08-07","2018-08-08","2018-08-09"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 11:46 until 11:59 ET has been profitable 92% of the time over the last 13 days.


08-10-2018 11-normal Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1147 1201 91 0.01 0.89
CL_F short 1434 1444 -91 -0.00 -0.27
ES_F long 1000 1011 100 0.01 21.50
ES_F short 1358 1421 -91 -0.00 -12.25
NQ_F long 1002 1011 100 0.01 95.25
NQ_F short 1046 1056 -91 -0.00 -36.75
YM_F long 0951 1012 91 0.01 180.00
YM_F short 1544 1556 -100 -0.01 -154.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-07-26","2018-07-27","2018-07-30","2018-07-31","2018-08-01","2018-08-02","2018-08-03","2018-08-06","2018-08-07","2018-08-08","2018-08-09"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 11:47 until 12:01 ET has been profitable 91% of the time over the last 11 days.


08-10-2018 8-normal Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1023 1031 100 0.01 0.93
CL_F short 0932 0943 -100 -0.01 -0.93
ES_F long 0951 1011 100 0.01 24.25
ES_F short 1546 1556 -100 -0.00 -9.25
NQ_F long 0947 1011 100 0.01 103.50
NQ_F short 1040 1054 -87 -0.01 -45.00
YM_F long 0951 1011 100 0.01 211.00
YM_F short 1544 1558 -100 -0.01 -132.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-07-31","2018-08-01","2018-08-02","2018-08-03","2018-08-06","2018-08-07","2018-08-08","2018-08-09"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 10:23 until 10:31 ET has been profitable 100% of the time over the last 8 days.


08-10-2018 5-normal Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1018 1031 100 0.01 0.67
CL_F short 1119 1145 -100 -0.02 -1.54
ES_F long 0951 1011 100 0.00 11.75
ES_F short 1526 1549 -100 -0.00 -9.25
NQ_F long 0950 1011 100 0.01 71.25
NQ_F short 1144 1157 -100 -0.01 -39.50
YM_F long 0951 1011 100 0.00 94.00
YM_F short 1529 1554 -100 -0.01 -135.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-08-03","2018-08-06","2018-08-07","2018-08-08","2018-08-09"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 10:18 until 10:31 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.


08-10-2018 13-taylorPlus Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1228 1238 100 0.02 1.15
CL_F short 1001 1009 -92 -0.03 -1.69
ES_F long 0950 1002 100 0.01 34.25
ES_F short 1354 1411 -92 -0.01 -18.00
NQ_F long 0930 0942 92 0.02 142.75
NQ_F short 1431 1441 -92 -0.00 -34.25
YM_F long 0951 1002 100 0.01 344.00
YM_F short 1040 1050 -92 -0.00 -97.00

Trading dates are:

["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","2018-07-23","2018-07-26","2018-08-01","2018-08-07"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 12:28 until 12:38 ET has been profitable 100% of the time over the last 13 days.


08-10-2018 11-taylorPlus Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 0946 1001 100 0.03 1.81
CL_F short 1001 1009 -100 -0.02 -1.71
ES_F long 0950 1002 100 0.01 29.25
ES_F short 1354 1413 -91 -0.01 -19.00
NQ_F long 0930 0942 91 0.02 119.50
NQ_F short 1431 1441 -91 -0.00 -26.50
YM_F long 0951 1004 100 0.01 282.00
YM_F short 1040 1050 -91 -0.00 -84.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-06-26","2018-06-29","2018-07-02","2018-07-05","2018-07-11","2018-07-17","2018-07-20","2018-07-23","2018-07-26","2018-08-01","2018-08-07"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 09:46 until 10:01 ET has been profitable 100% of the time over the last 11 days.


08-10-2018 8-taylorPlus Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1024 1045 100 0.02 1.32
CL_F short 1203 1216 -100 -0.02 -1.67
ES_F long 0950 1010 100 0.01 21.75
ES_F short 1354 1413 -100 -0.01 -16.75
NQ_F long 1532 1546 100 0.00 31.75
NQ_F short 1431 1441 -100 -0.00 -26.75
YM_F long 0950 1002 100 0.01 178.00
YM_F short 1040 1050 -100 -0.00 -82.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-07-05","2018-07-11","2018-07-17","2018-07-20","2018-07-23","2018-07-26","2018-08-01","2018-08-07"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 10:24 until 10:45 ET has been profitable 100% of the time over the last 8 days.


08-10-2018 5-taylorPlus Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1023 1046 100 0.02 1.08
CL_F short 1506 1524 -100 -0.02 -1.36
ES_F long 0950 1011 100 0.01 15.50
ES_F short 0943 0953 -100 -0.00 -8.00
NQ_F long 0953 1014 100 0.01 74.00
NQ_F short 1046 1111 -100 -0.01 -37.50
YM_F long 0933 0959 100 0.01 208.00
YM_F short 1535 1557 -100 -0.00 -100.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-07-20","2018-07-23","2018-07-26","2018-08-01","2018-08-07"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 10:23 until 10:46 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.


08-10-2018 13-taylor3 Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 0939 0952 100 0.02 1.41
CL_F short 1455 1504 -85 -0.01 -0.38
ES_F long 1324 1349 100 0.01 26.25
ES_F short 1450 1511 -92 -0.01 -15.75
NQ_F long 1320 1346 100 0.01 107.25
NQ_F short 1455 1512 -92 -0.00 -27.00
YM_F long 0945 1002 92 0.01 339.00
YM_F short 1451 1502 -92 -0.01 -131.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-06-14","2018-06-19","2018-06-22","2018-06-27","2018-07-02","2018-07-09","2018-07-12","2018-07-17","2018-07-20","2018-07-25","2018-07-30","2018-08-02","2018-08-07"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 09:39 until 09:52 ET has been profitable 100% of the time over the last 13 days.


08-10-2018 11-taylor3 Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1024 1040 100 0.03 1.95
CL_F short 1408 1434 -91 -0.03 -1.84
ES_F long 1324 1349 100 0.01 24.00
ES_F short 1450 1511 -91 -0.01 -14.75
NQ_F long 1320 1346 100 0.01 91.75
NQ_F short 1451 1513 -91 -0.01 -56.50
YM_F long 0940 1002 100 0.01 369.00
YM_F short 1040 1051 -100 -0.01 -181.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-06-22","2018-06-27","2018-07-02","2018-07-09","2018-07-12","2018-07-17","2018-07-20","2018-07-25","2018-07-30","2018-08-02","2018-08-07"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 10:24 until 10:40 ET has been profitable 100% of the time over the last 11 days.


08-10-2018 8-taylor3 Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 0943 1000 100 0.02 1.50
CL_F short 1003 1023 -87 -0.02 -1.28
ES_F long 1015 1040 100 0.01 25.50
ES_F short 1039 1052 -87 -0.00 -11.75
NQ_F long 1015 1040 100 0.02 113.25
NQ_F short 1007 1015 -87 -0.00 -32.75
YM_F long 0940 1001 100 0.01 238.00
YM_F short 1040 1051 -100 -0.01 -150.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-07-09","2018-07-12","2018-07-17","2018-07-20","2018-07-25","2018-07-30","2018-08-02","2018-08-07"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 09:43 until 10:00 ET has been profitable 100% of the time over the last 8 days.


08-10-2018 5-taylor3 Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1120 1146 100 0.02 1.31
CL_F short 1417 1443 -100 -0.01 -1.02
ES_F long 1015 1040 100 0.01 16.25
ES_F short 1040 1059 -100 -0.01 -15.75
NQ_F long 1016 1040 100 0.01 83.50
NQ_F short 1040 1105 -100 -0.01 -65.75
YM_F long 0937 1001 100 0.01 218.00
YM_F short 1040 1055 -100 -0.01 -161.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-07-20","2018-07-25","2018-07-30","2018-08-02","2018-08-07"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 11:20 until 11:46 ET has been profitable 100% of the time over the last 5 days.