HotSpots for 08/09/2018 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.


08-09-2018 21-normal Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 0952 1002 86 0.03 1.81
CL_F short 1429 1442 -81 -0.01 -0.75
ES_F long 1019 1040 81 0.01 34.25
NQ_F long 1527 1546 86 0.01 85.75
YM_F long 1025 1040 90 0.01 337.00
YM_F short 1040 1050 -81 -0.01 -218.00

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","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"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 09:52 until 10:02 ET has been profitable 86% of the time over the last 21 days.


08-09-2018 13-normal Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 0951 1002 92 0.02 1.34
CL_F short 1419 1442 -85 -0.02 -1.28
ES_F long 0958 1009 92 0.01 20.50
ES_F short 1224 1232 -85 -0.00 -11.75
NQ_F long 1332 1358 92 0.01 104.50
NQ_F short 1040 1056 -85 -0.01 -93.50
YM_F long 0933 0948 92 0.01 199.00
YM_F short 1010 1018 -85 -0.00 -40.00

Trading dates are:

["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"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 09:51 until 10:02 ET has been profitable 92% of the time over the last 13 days.


08-09-2018 11-normal Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1147 1159 91 0.02 1.13
CL_F short 0934 0950 -91 -0.02 -1.26
ES_F long 1003 1011 91 0.01 17.00
ES_F short 1040 1054 -82 -0.01 -16.75
NQ_F long 1332 1358 91 0.01 80.25
NQ_F short 1046 1056 -91 -0.00 -36.00
YM_F long 0938 0947 91 0.01 179.00
YM_F short 1544 1556 -91 -0.00 -60.00

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"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 11:47 until 11:59 ET has been profitable 91% of the time over the last 11 days.


08-09-2018 8-normal Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1023 1031 100 0.01 0.89
CL_F short 0934 0943 -100 -0.01 -0.84
ES_F long 0946 1011 100 0.01 20.25
ES_F short 1403 1412 -100 -0.00 -8.75
NQ_F long 0950 1011 100 0.02 110.00
NQ_F short 0940 0948 -87 -0.01 -67.25
YM_F long 1300 1311 100 0.00 56.00
YM_F short 1544 1558 -100 -0.00 -103.00

Trading dates are:

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

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.


08-09-2018 5-normal Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 0951 1008 100 0.02 1.21
CL_F short 0930 0943 -100 -0.01 -0.85
ES_F long 0948 1011 100 0.01 16.50
ES_F short 1546 1559 -100 -0.00 -3.75
NQ_F long 0948 1011 100 0.01 91.00
NQ_F short 1144 1158 -100 -0.00 -31.00
YM_F long 0950 1011 100 0.01 137.00
YM_F short 1544 1559 -100 -0.00 -63.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-08-02","2018-08-03","2018-08-06","2018-08-07","2018-08-08"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 09:51 until 10:08 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.


08-09-2018 13-taylorPlus Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1054 1120 92 0.03 1.86
CL_F short 1133 1143 -85 -0.03 -1.70
ES_F long 1028 1044 92 0.01 20.75
ES_F short 1323 1332 -92 -0.00 -8.00
NQ_F long 1125 1145 92 0.01 81.75
NQ_F short 0942 0956 -85 -0.02 -109.50
YM_F long 1029 1044 92 0.01 192.00
YM_F short 1230 1249 -92 -0.00 -83.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-06-13","2018-06-19","2018-06-22","2018-06-25","2018-06-28","2018-07-10","2018-07-13","2018-07-16","2018-07-19","2018-07-25","2018-07-31","2018-08-03","2018-08-06"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 10:54 until 11:20 ET has been profitable 92% of the time over the last 13 days.


08-09-2018 11-taylorPlus Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1054 1120 91 0.02 1.59
CL_F short 0945 0953 -91 -0.02 -1.07
ES_F long 1028 1044 100 0.01 19.75
ES_F short 1323 1332 -91 -0.00 -5.00
NQ_F long 1252 1303 100 0.01 56.75
NQ_F short 0938 0949 -91 -0.02 -134.00
YM_F long 1029 1044 100 0.01 179.00
YM_F short 0932 0952 -91 -0.01 -254.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-06-22","2018-06-25","2018-06-28","2018-07-10","2018-07-13","2018-07-16","2018-07-19","2018-07-25","2018-07-31","2018-08-03","2018-08-06"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 10:54 until 11:20 ET has been profitable 91% of the time over the last 11 days.


08-09-2018 8-taylorPlus Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1057 1123 100 0.02 1.55
CL_F short 1434 1443 -100 -0.01 -0.37
ES_F long 1026 1041 100 0.01 18.75
ES_F short 1323 1332 -100 -0.00 -5.50
NQ_F long 1251 1303 100 0.01 40.50
NQ_F short 1040 1051 -100 -0.01 -55.50
YM_F long 1025 1041 100 0.01 211.00
YM_F short 1308 1332 -100 -0.01 -136.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-07-10","2018-07-13","2018-07-16","2018-07-19","2018-07-25","2018-07-31","2018-08-03","2018-08-06"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 10:57 until 11:23 ET has been profitable 100% of the time over the last 8 days.


08-09-2018 5-taylorPlus Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1023 1035 100 0.01 0.99
CL_F short 1008 1022 -100 -0.01 -0.87
ES_F long 1519 1545 100 0.01 14.50
ES_F short 1323 1332 -100 -0.00 -3.75
NQ_F long 1100 1126 100 0.01 65.00
NQ_F short 0936 0945 -100 -0.01 -38.75
YM_F long 1122 1148 100 0.01 142.00
YM_F short 1308 1332 -100 -0.00 -95.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-07-19","2018-07-25","2018-07-31","2018-08-03","2018-08-06"]

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 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.


08-09-2018 13-taylor3 Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 0941 1001 92 0.03 1.68
CL_F short 1358 1422 -85 -0.02 -1.12
ES_F long 1302 1320 92 0.01 17.00
ES_F short 1402 1412 -92 -0.01 -22.25
NQ_F long 1302 1320 92 0.01 79.25
NQ_F short 1402 1410 -92 -0.01 -76.00
YM_F long 1008 1034 92 0.01 170.00
YM_F short 0944 0958 -92 -0.01 -214.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-06-13","2018-06-18","2018-06-21","2018-06-26","2018-06-29","2018-07-06","2018-07-11","2018-07-16","2018-07-19","2018-07-24","2018-07-27","2018-08-01","2018-08-06"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 09:41 until 10:01 ET has been profitable 92% of the time over the last 13 days.


08-09-2018 11-taylor3 Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 0946 1001 91 0.03 2.03
CL_F short 1335 1356 -91 -0.01 -0.80
ES_F long 1302 1320 91 0.01 15.75
ES_F short 1402 1413 -100 -0.01 -21.50
NQ_F long 1523 1534 100 0.01 58.75
NQ_F short 1402 1410 -100 -0.01 -50.25
YM_F long 1008 1034 91 0.01 147.00
YM_F short 1223 1244 -100 -0.01 -149.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-06-21","2018-06-26","2018-06-29","2018-07-06","2018-07-11","2018-07-16","2018-07-19","2018-07-24","2018-07-27","2018-08-01","2018-08-06"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 09:46 until 10:01 ET has been profitable 91% of the time over the last 11 days.


08-09-2018 8-taylor3 Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1417 1434 88 0.02 1.73
CL_F short 1331 1355 -100 -0.02 -1.36
ES_F long 1518 1535 100 0.00 13.25
ES_F short 1402 1413 -100 -0.01 -17.25
NQ_F long 1518 1534 100 0.01 49.25
NQ_F short 1354 1413 -100 -0.01 -45.50
YM_F long 1025 1040 100 0.00 120.00
YM_F short 0940 0949 -100 -0.00 -106.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-07-06","2018-07-11","2018-07-16","2018-07-19","2018-07-24","2018-07-27","2018-08-01","2018-08-06"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 14:17 until 14:34 ET has been profitable 88% of the time over the last 8 days.


08-09-2018 5-taylor3 Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1537 1556 100 0.02 1.34
CL_F short 1325 1351 -100 -0.01 -0.64
ES_F long 1003 1023 100 0.00 12.50
ES_F short 1224 1243 -100 -0.00 -12.00
NQ_F long 1003 1020 100 0.01 53.75
NQ_F short 1221 1247 -100 -0.01 -89.75
YM_F long 0958 1023 100 0.01 170.00
YM_F short 1308 1333 -100 -0.01 -158.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-07-19","2018-07-24","2018-07-27","2018-08-01","2018-08-06"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 15:37 until 15:56 ET has been profitable 100% of the time over the last 5 days.