HotSpots for 08/13/2018 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.


08-13-2018 21-normal Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1023 1035 81 0.02 1.49
ES_F long 1028 1041 86 0.01 22.50
NQ_F long 0956 1011 81 0.02 147.25
YM_F long 1030 1041 90 0.01 210.00

Trading dates are:

["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","2018-08-10"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 10:23 until 10:35 ET has been profitable 81% of the time over the last 21 days.


08-13-2018 13-normal Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1147 1201 92 0.02 1.25
ES_F long 1003 1011 92 0.01 20.75
ES_F short 1040 1053 -85 -0.01 -16.00
NQ_F long 1002 1011 92 0.01 93.75
NQ_F short 1040 1054 -85 -0.01 -101.25
YM_F long 0938 0946 92 0.01 167.00
YM_F short 1040 1051 -85 -0.00 -116.00

Trading dates are:

["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","2018-08-10"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 11:47 until 12:01 ET has been profitable 92% of the time over the last 13 days.


08-13-2018 11-normal Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1147 1201 91 0.01 0.73
CL_F short 1054 1114 -91 -0.01 -0.84
ES_F long 1003 1011 100 0.01 21.25
ES_F short 1403 1412 -91 -0.00 -8.75
NQ_F long 1002 1011 100 0.01 94.75
NQ_F short 1039 1054 -91 -0.01 -88.25
YM_F long 1001 1021 91 0.00 119.00
YM_F short 1533 1559 -91 -0.01 -161.00

Trading dates are:

["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","2018-08-10"]

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.


08-13-2018 8-normal Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1023 1031 100 0.01 0.91
CL_F short 1302 1328 -100 -0.01 -0.70
ES_F long 0958 1022 100 0.01 22.75
ES_F short 1546 1559 -87 -0.00 -8.00
NQ_F long 1003 1025 100 0.01 89.50
NQ_F short 1040 1053 -87 -0.01 -57.25
YM_F long 0958 1021 100 0.01 141.00
YM_F short 1535 1559 -87 -0.01 -153.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-08-01","2018-08-02","2018-08-03","2018-08-06","2018-08-07","2018-08-08","2018-08-09","2018-08-10"]

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.


08-13-2018 5-normal Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1006 1031 100 0.01 0.73
CL_F short 1100 1125 -100 -0.02 -1.11
ES_F long 1043 1105 100 0.00 12.75
ES_F short 1526 1548 -100 -0.00 -12.00
NQ_F long 1002 1016 100 0.01 55.25
NQ_F short 1526 1550 -100 -0.00 -30.50
YM_F long 1503 1522 100 0.00 108.00
YM_F short 1531 1554 -100 -0.01 -138.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-08-06","2018-08-07","2018-08-08","2018-08-09","2018-08-10"]

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


08-13-2018 13-taylorPlus Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1228 1236 100 0.02 1.15
CL_F short 1400 1420 -92 -0.02 -1.58
ES_F long 0950 1002 92 0.01 24.50
ES_F short 1354 1411 -92 -0.01 -17.25
NQ_F long 0930 0942 92 0.02 137.75
NQ_F short 1354 1411 -85 -0.01 -58.25
YM_F long 0951 1002 92 0.01 240.00
YM_F short 1535 1557 -85 -0.01 -300.00

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","2018-07-23","2018-07-26","2018-08-01","2018-08-07","2018-08-10"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 12:28 until 12:36 ET has been profitable 100% of the time over the last 13 days.


08-13-2018 11-taylorPlus Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 0950 1001 100 0.02 1.46
CL_F short 1352 1409 -100 -0.02 -1.46
ES_F long 0950 1010 91 0.01 24.25
ES_F short 1354 1411 -91 -0.01 -16.00
NQ_F long 0930 0942 91 0.02 116.00
NQ_F short 1431 1441 -91 -0.00 -31.00
YM_F long 1029 1043 100 0.01 197.00
YM_F short 1434 1443 -91 -0.00 -116.00

Trading dates are:

["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","2018-08-10"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 09:50 until 10:01 ET has been profitable 100% of the time over the last 11 days.


08-13-2018 8-taylorPlus Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1024 1050 100 0.02 1.35
CL_F short 1001 1025 -100 -0.02 -1.69
ES_F long 0953 1019 100 0.01 16.25
ES_F short 1354 1411 -100 -0.00 -11.25
NQ_F long 0953 1019 100 0.01 100.75
NQ_F short 1452 1505 -100 -0.00 -31.50
YM_F long 1029 1040 100 0.01 137.00
YM_F short 1535 1557 -100 -0.01 -161.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-07-11","2018-07-17","2018-07-20","2018-07-23","2018-07-26","2018-08-01","2018-08-07","2018-08-10"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 10:24 until 10:50 ET has been profitable 100% of the time over the last 8 days.


08-13-2018 5-taylorPlus Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1023 1046 100 0.02 1.31
CL_F short 1203 1216 -100 -0.02 -1.16
ES_F long 0958 1013 100 0.00 12.75
ES_F short 0945 0953 -100 -0.00 -6.50
NQ_F long 0955 1015 100 0.01 73.00
NQ_F short 1040 1056 -100 -0.00 -33.75
YM_F long 0933 0948 100 0.01 131.00
YM_F short 1535 1557 -100 -0.00 -99.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-07-23","2018-07-26","2018-08-01","2018-08-07","2018-08-10"]

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.


08-13-2018 13-taylor3 Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1443 1454 92 0.00 0.27
CL_F short 1429 1440 -92 -0.02 -1.29
ES_F long 1034 1049 100 0.01 32.50
ES_F short 0931 0953 -92 -0.01 -38.50
NQ_F long 1034 1043 100 0.01 83.25
NQ_F short 0938 0948 -92 -0.02 -122.25
YM_F long 1033 1050 92 0.01 155.00
YM_F short 1429 1441 -92 -0.01 -129.00

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","2018-07-23","2018-07-26","2018-07-31","2018-08-03","2018-08-08"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 14:43 until 14:54 ET has been profitable 92% of the time over the last 13 days.


08-13-2018 11-taylor3 Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1443 1454 100 0.00 0.28
CL_F short 1419 1442 -91 -0.02 -1.31
ES_F long 1024 1049 100 0.01 29.00
ES_F short 0937 0957 -100 -0.01 -31.75
NQ_F long 1024 1049 100 0.02 113.50
NQ_F short 0942 0953 -100 -0.02 -139.00
YM_F long 1036 1046 91 0.01 165.00
YM_F short 0945 0958 -91 -0.01 -125.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-06-25","2018-06-28","2018-07-05","2018-07-10","2018-07-13","2018-07-18","2018-07-23","2018-07-26","2018-07-31","2018-08-03","2018-08-08"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 14:43 until 14:54 ET has been profitable 100% of the time over the last 11 days.


08-13-2018 8-taylor3 Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1221 1234 100 0.01 0.69
CL_F short 1419 1442 -100 -0.02 -1.23
ES_F long 0957 1012 100 0.01 23.75
ES_F short 0940 0957 -100 -0.01 -24.00
NQ_F long 0957 1011 100 0.02 148.00
NQ_F short 0932 0957 -100 -0.02 -168.75
YM_F long 0957 1012 100 0.01 142.00
YM_F short 1525 1550 -87 -0.00 -83.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-07-10","2018-07-13","2018-07-18","2018-07-23","2018-07-26","2018-07-31","2018-08-03","2018-08-08"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 12:21 until 12:34 ET has been profitable 100% of the time over the last 8 days.


08-13-2018 5-taylor3 Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 0951 1005 100 0.01 0.59
CL_F short 1007 1023 -100 -0.02 -1.13
ES_F long 0957 1011 100 0.01 18.25
ES_F short 0943 0957 -100 -0.01 -14.75
NQ_F long 0957 1011 100 0.02 117.75
NQ_F short 0932 0957 -100 -0.02 -113.75
YM_F long 1026 1052 100 0.00 80.00
YM_F short 1005 1023 -100 -0.01 -130.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-07-23","2018-07-26","2018-07-31","2018-08-03","2018-08-08"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 09:51 until 10:05 ET has been profitable 100% of the time over the last 5 days.