HotSpots for 08/29/2018 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.


08-29-2018 21-normal Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1352 1400 81 0.01 0.68
ES_F long 0931 0942 86 0.01 32.25
ES_F short 1535 1555 -90 -0.01 -38.00
NQ_F long 1158 1220 86 0.02 130.75
NQ_F short 1547 1555 -86 -0.01 -67.75
YM_F long 1201 1213 86 0.01 221.00
YM_F short 1535 1557 -95 -0.02 -382.00

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","2018-08-10","2018-08-13","2018-08-14","2018-08-15","2018-08-16","2018-08-17","2018-08-20","2018-08-21","2018-08-22","2018-08-23","2018-08-24","2018-08-27","2018-08-28"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 13:52 until 14:00 ET has been profitable 81% of the time over the last 21 days.


08-29-2018 13-normal Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1424 1432 85 0.02 1.25
CL_F short 1015 1031 -85 -0.02 -1.40
ES_F long 0931 0944 92 0.01 23.00
ES_F short 1536 1555 -100 -0.01 -27.50
NQ_F long 1017 1039 92 0.01 71.75
NQ_F short 1536 1552 -92 -0.01 -90.00
YM_F long 1153 1216 85 0.01 166.00
YM_F short 1535 1552 -100 -0.01 -281.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-08-10","2018-08-13","2018-08-14","2018-08-15","2018-08-16","2018-08-17","2018-08-20","2018-08-21","2018-08-22","2018-08-23","2018-08-24","2018-08-27","2018-08-28"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 14:24 until 14:32 ET has been profitable 85% of the time over the last 13 days.


08-29-2018 11-normal Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1152 1203 91 0.01 0.89
CL_F short 1015 1031 -91 -0.02 -1.56
ES_F long 0930 0940 100 0.01 18.75
ES_F short 1535 1555 -100 -0.01 -25.25
NQ_F long 1026 1039 91 0.01 80.25
NQ_F short 1547 1555 -100 -0.01 -40.00
YM_F long 1157 1211 100 0.01 170.00
YM_F short 1535 1554 -100 -0.01 -247.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-08-14","2018-08-15","2018-08-16","2018-08-17","2018-08-20","2018-08-21","2018-08-22","2018-08-23","2018-08-24","2018-08-27","2018-08-28"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 11:52 until 12:03 ET has been profitable 91% of the time over the last 11 days.


08-29-2018 8-normal Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1028 1038 88 0.01 0.78
CL_F short 1124 1140 -100 -0.01 -0.97
ES_F long 0930 0940 100 0.01 16.25
ES_F short 1536 1555 -100 -0.01 -15.00
NQ_F long 1218 1227 100 0.00 33.00
NQ_F short 1417 1440 -100 -0.00 -32.75
YM_F long 0932 0943 100 0.01 165.00
YM_F short 1526 1552 -100 -0.01 -166.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-08-17","2018-08-20","2018-08-21","2018-08-22","2018-08-23","2018-08-24","2018-08-27","2018-08-28"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 10:28 until 10:38 ET has been profitable 88% of the time over the last 8 days.


08-29-2018 5-normal Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1031 1057 100 0.01 0.94
CL_F short 1014 1031 -100 -0.01 -0.79
ES_F long 0931 0943 100 0.00 9.25
ES_F short 1046 1109 -100 -0.00 -9.00
NQ_F long 0953 1017 100 0.01 50.75
NQ_F short 1251 1313 -100 -0.00 -29.25
YM_F long 1034 1044 100 0.00 88.00
YM_F short 1533 1555 -100 -0.00 -110.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-08-22","2018-08-23","2018-08-24","2018-08-27","2018-08-28"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 10:31 until 10:57 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.


08-29-2018 21-taylorPlus Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1507 1527 86 0.01 0.45
ES_F long 1126 1150 81 0.01 36.75
ES_F short 1534 1545 -81 -0.01 -18.25
NQ_F long 1453 1509 86 0.01 55.50
YM_F long 1020 1032 86 0.01 187.00
YM_F short 1243 1254 -86 -0.01 -143.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-05-25","2018-05-31","2018-06-06","2018-06-12","2018-06-15","2018-06-18","2018-06-21","2018-06-27","2018-07-06","2018-07-09","2018-07-12","2018-07-18","2018-07-24","2018-07-27","2018-07-30","2018-08-02","2018-08-08","2018-08-14","2018-08-17","2018-08-20","2018-08-23"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 15:07 until 15:27 ET has been profitable 86% of the time over the last 21 days.


08-29-2018 13-taylorPlus Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1023 1038 92 0.02 1.21
CL_F short 1044 1056 -85 -0.02 -1.14
ES_F long 1015 1031 92 0.01 29.50
ES_F short 1227 1253 -85 -0.01 -27.50
NQ_F long 1454 1506 100 0.01 55.25
NQ_F short 1235 1253 -92 -0.01 -97.25
YM_F long 1441 1507 100 0.01 177.00
YM_F short 1002 1015 -92 -0.01 -159.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-07-06","2018-07-09","2018-07-12","2018-07-18","2018-07-24","2018-07-27","2018-07-30","2018-08-02","2018-08-08","2018-08-14","2018-08-17","2018-08-20","2018-08-23"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 10:23 until 10:38 ET has been profitable 92% of the time over the last 13 days.


08-29-2018 11-taylorPlus Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1134 1154 100 0.01 0.95
CL_F short 1038 1054 -82 -0.02 -1.23
ES_F long 1015 1029 91 0.01 27.00
ES_F short 1228 1252 -91 -0.01 -19.25
NQ_F long 1454 1506 100 0.01 46.25
NQ_F short 1235 1253 -91 -0.01 -91.00
YM_F long 1441 1507 100 0.01 142.00
YM_F short 1002 1015 -91 -0.00 -124.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-07-12","2018-07-18","2018-07-24","2018-07-27","2018-07-30","2018-08-02","2018-08-08","2018-08-14","2018-08-17","2018-08-20","2018-08-23"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 11:34 until 11:54 ET has been profitable 100% of the time over the last 11 days.


08-29-2018 8-taylorPlus Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1134 1154 100 0.01 0.57
CL_F short 1044 1101 -100 -0.02 -1.17
ES_F long 1341 1406 100 0.01 23.75
ES_F short 1244 1254 -100 -0.00 -8.50
NQ_F long 1339 1405 100 0.01 96.00
NQ_F short 1236 1255 -100 -0.01 -78.25
YM_F long 1340 1405 100 0.01 199.00
YM_F short 1535 1559 -100 -0.01 -151.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-07-27","2018-07-30","2018-08-02","2018-08-08","2018-08-14","2018-08-17","2018-08-20","2018-08-23"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 11:34 until 11:54 ET has been profitable 100% of the time over the last 8 days.


08-29-2018 5-taylorPlus Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1024 1038 100 0.01 0.83
CL_F short 1116 1141 -100 -0.02 -1.54
ES_F long 1340 1406 100 0.01 15.00
ES_F short 1535 1559 -100 -0.00 -11.00
NQ_F long 1340 1406 100 0.01 49.75
NQ_F short 0949 1007 -100 -0.01 -56.00
YM_F long 1353 1416 100 0.00 127.00
YM_F short 1526 1552 -100 -0.00 -115.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-08-08","2018-08-14","2018-08-17","2018-08-20","2018-08-23"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 10:24 until 10:38 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.


08-29-2018 21-taylor3 Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1143 1205 86 0.01 0.85
CL_F short 1429 1440 -90 -0.02 -1.44
ES_F long 1034 1046 95 0.02 46.00
ES_F short 1305 1314 -86 -0.00 -13.50
NQ_F long 1034 1044 86 0.02 129.75
NQ_F short 1323 1340 -86 -0.01 -65.00
YM_F long 1034 1046 86 0.01 336.00
YM_F short 1326 1347 -86 -0.01 -128.00

Trading dates are:

["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","2018-07-23","2018-07-26","2018-07-31","2018-08-03","2018-08-08","2018-08-13","2018-08-16","2018-08-21","2018-08-24"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 11:43 until 12:05 ET has been profitable 86% of the time over the last 21 days.


08-29-2018 13-taylor3 Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1350 1411 92 0.01 0.90
CL_F short 1429 1440 -100 -0.02 -1.08
ES_F long 1153 1216 100 0.01 24.50
ES_F short 1331 1346 -85 -0.01 -14.75
NQ_F long 0958 1006 92 0.02 109.75
NQ_F short 1322 1340 -92 -0.01 -47.25
YM_F long 1119 1145 92 0.01 188.00
YM_F short 1331 1346 -92 -0.01 -143.00

Trading dates are:

["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","2018-08-13","2018-08-16","2018-08-21","2018-08-24"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 13:50 until 14:11 ET has been profitable 92% of the time over the last 13 days.


08-29-2018 11-taylor3 Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1350 1411 100 0.02 1.13
CL_F short 1429 1439 -100 -0.01 -0.96
ES_F long 1153 1217 100 0.01 19.75
ES_F short 1250 1316 -91 -0.00 -11.00
NQ_F long 0958 1006 100 0.02 116.50
NQ_F short 0937 0947 -91 -0.01 -92.50
YM_F long 1026 1052 91 0.01 173.00
YM_F short 1526 1552 -91 -0.01 -231.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-07-13","2018-07-18","2018-07-23","2018-07-26","2018-07-31","2018-08-03","2018-08-08","2018-08-13","2018-08-16","2018-08-21","2018-08-24"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 13:50 until 14:11 ET has been profitable 100% of the time over the last 11 days.


08-29-2018 8-taylor3 Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1354 1417 100 0.02 1.25
CL_F short 1133 1143 -100 -0.02 -1.31
ES_F long 0947 1011 100 0.01 18.00
ES_F short 1535 1555 -87 -0.01 -16.25
NQ_F long 0947 1011 100 0.02 114.25
NQ_F short 1429 1455 -100 -0.01 -65.00
YM_F long 1314 1331 100 0.01 142.00
YM_F short 1526 1552 -100 -0.01 -220.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-07-26","2018-07-31","2018-08-03","2018-08-08","2018-08-13","2018-08-16","2018-08-21","2018-08-24"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 13:54 until 14:17 ET has been profitable 100% of the time over the last 8 days.


08-29-2018 5-taylor3 Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1352 1418 100 0.02 1.16
CL_F short 1038 1055 -100 -0.02 -1.25
ES_F long 0932 0955 100 0.00 12.75
ES_F short 1535 1555 -100 -0.00 -13.25
NQ_F long 0946 1011 100 0.01 65.50
NQ_F short 1429 1454 -100 -0.01 -55.00
YM_F long 1314 1331 100 0.00 102.00
YM_F short 1526 1552 -100 -0.01 -158.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-08-08","2018-08-13","2018-08-16","2018-08-21","2018-08-24"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 13:52 until 14:18 ET has been profitable 100% of the time over the last 5 days.