HotSpots for 09/04/2018 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.


09-04-2018 21-normal Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1024 1038 81 0.02 1.38
CL_F short 1037 1103 -81 -0.03 -1.86
ES_F long 0931 0943 86 0.01 31.75
ES_F short 1535 1554 -86 -0.01 -38.00
NQ_F long 1026 1039 86 0.02 117.50
NQ_F short 1535 1552 -86 -0.01 -102.75
YM_F long 1205 1217 86 0.01 202.00
YM_F short 1535 1554 -90 -0.02 -394.00

Trading dates are:

["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","2018-08-29","2018-08-30","2018-08-31"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 10:24 until 10:38 ET has been profitable 81% of the time over the last 21 days.


09-04-2018 13-normal Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1247 1303 92 0.01 0.62
CL_F short 1039 1053 -92 -0.02 -1.22
ES_F long 0932 0942 100 0.01 16.25
ES_F short 1540 1554 -92 -0.01 -19.00
NQ_F long 1153 1217 92 0.01 48.50
NQ_F short 1408 1433 -85 -0.01 -81.50
YM_F long 0934 0944 100 0.01 187.00
YM_F short 1535 1554 -92 -0.01 -224.00

Trading dates are:

["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","2018-08-29","2018-08-30","2018-08-31"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 12:47 until 13:03 ET has been profitable 92% of the time over the last 13 days.


09-04-2018 11-normal Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1028 1038 91 0.02 1.33
CL_F short 1039 1053 -91 -0.02 -0.99
ES_F long 0932 0942 100 0.01 15.50
ES_F short 1540 1554 -91 -0.01 -14.25
NQ_F long 1215 1229 91 0.01 38.50
NQ_F short 1410 1425 -91 -0.01 -50.25
YM_F long 0934 0944 100 0.01 157.00
YM_F short 1540 1551 -100 -0.01 -132.00

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","2018-08-29","2018-08-30","2018-08-31"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 10:28 until 10:38 ET has been profitable 91% of the time over the last 11 days.


09-04-2018 8-normal Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1512 1534 100 0.01 0.48
CL_F short 1409 1424 -100 -0.01 -0.82
ES_F long 0932 0943 100 0.00 11.25
ES_F short 1417 1425 -100 -0.01 -16.75
NQ_F long 0950 1016 100 0.01 82.25
NQ_F short 1415 1425 -100 -0.01 -57.75
YM_F long 1424 1442 100 0.00 102.00
YM_F short 1540 1551 -100 -0.00 -86.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-08-22","2018-08-23","2018-08-24","2018-08-27","2018-08-28","2018-08-29","2018-08-30","2018-08-31"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 15:12 until 15:34 ET has been profitable 100% of the time over the last 8 days.


09-04-2018 5-normal Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1227 1253 100 0.01 0.65
CL_F short 0943 1007 -100 -0.01 -0.67
ES_F long 0953 1008 100 0.00 11.50
ES_F short 1407 1424 -100 -0.01 -14.75
NQ_F long 0950 1016 100 0.01 64.00
NQ_F short 1416 1424 -100 -0.01 -48.00
YM_F long 1424 1450 100 0.00 103.00
YM_F short 1401 1424 -100 -0.01 -172.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-08-27","2018-08-28","2018-08-29","2018-08-30","2018-08-31"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 12:27 until 12:53 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.


09-04-2018 21-taylorPlus Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1507 1527 90 0.01 0.62
ES_F long 1136 1202 86 0.01 30.75
NQ_F long 1453 1509 86 0.01 59.25
YM_F long 1020 1032 86 0.01 200.00
YM_F short 1243 1254 -86 -0.01 -132.00

Trading dates are:

["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","2018-08-29"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 15:07 until 15:27 ET has been profitable 90% of the time over the last 21 days.


09-04-2018 13-taylorPlus Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1134 1154 100 0.01 1.04
CL_F short 1044 1056 -85 -0.01 -1.00
ES_F long 1015 1031 92 0.01 31.25
ES_F short 1229 1253 -85 -0.01 -22.25
NQ_F long 1454 1506 100 0.01 52.00
NQ_F short 1235 1253 -85 -0.01 -88.75
YM_F long 1015 1031 92 0.01 319.00
YM_F short 1246 1307 -92 -0.00 -100.00

Trading dates are:

["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","2018-08-29"]

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 13 days.


09-04-2018 11-taylorPlus Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1134 1154 100 0.01 0.97
CL_F short 1123 1133 -82 -0.02 -1.12
ES_F long 1015 1040 91 0.01 25.00
ES_F short 1228 1248 -91 -0.00 -14.00
NQ_F long 1339 1405 100 0.01 108.75
NQ_F short 0949 1005 -91 -0.01 -64.50
YM_F long 1015 1031 91 0.01 236.00
YM_F short 1246 1307 -100 -0.01 -134.00

Trading dates are:

["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","2018-08-29"]

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.


09-04-2018 8-taylorPlus Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1023 1038 100 0.02 1.36
CL_F short 1040 1101 -100 -0.02 -1.10
ES_F long 1346 1410 100 0.01 18.75
ES_F short 1541 1557 -100 -0.00 -13.00
NQ_F long 1345 1406 100 0.01 75.75
NQ_F short 1547 1558 -100 -0.00 -24.50
YM_F long 1350 1415 100 0.01 142.00
YM_F short 1535 1557 -100 -0.01 -171.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-07-30","2018-08-02","2018-08-08","2018-08-14","2018-08-17","2018-08-20","2018-08-23","2018-08-29"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 10:23 until 10:38 ET has been profitable 100% of the time over the last 8 days.


09-04-2018 5-taylorPlus Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1024 1037 100 0.02 1.05
CL_F short 1037 1057 -100 -0.01 -0.90
ES_F long 1019 1038 100 0.01 15.50
ES_F short 1529 1552 -100 -0.00 -10.50
NQ_F long 1015 1038 100 0.01 57.25
NQ_F short 0949 1005 -100 -0.01 -46.75
YM_F long 1019 1036 100 0.01 133.00
YM_F short 1529 1552 -100 -0.00 -106.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-08-14","2018-08-17","2018-08-20","2018-08-23","2018-08-29"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 10:24 until 10:37 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.


09-04-2018 21-taylor3 Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1258 1316 81 0.02 1.27
CL_F short 1429 1440 -86 -0.02 -1.38
ES_F long 1034 1046 95 0.02 42.25
ES_F short 1305 1314 -86 -0.01 -14.75
NQ_F long 1036 1045 86 0.02 128.25
NQ_F short 1305 1315 -86 -0.01 -66.50
YM_F long 1034 1046 86 0.01 291.00
YM_F short 1324 1350 -90 -0.01 -143.00

Trading dates are:

["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","2018-08-29"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 12:58 until 13:16 ET has been profitable 81% of the time over the last 21 days.


09-04-2018 13-taylor3 Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1350 1411 92 0.02 1.33
CL_F short 1429 1439 -92 -0.01 -1.02
ES_F long 1153 1216 100 0.01 22.25
ES_F short 0936 0958 -85 -0.01 -18.00
NQ_F long 1020 1046 100 0.02 136.50
NQ_F short 1251 1316 -92 -0.01 -52.75
YM_F long 1119 1145 92 0.01 164.00
YM_F short 1543 1552 -92 -0.01 -150.00

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","2018-08-13","2018-08-16","2018-08-21","2018-08-24","2018-08-29"]

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.


09-04-2018 11-taylor3 Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1258 1318 100 0.02 1.23
CL_F short 1429 1439 -91 -0.01 -0.60
ES_F long 1153 1216 100 0.01 19.75
ES_F short 1545 1555 -82 -0.00 -11.50
NQ_F long 1020 1046 100 0.01 111.25
NQ_F short 1428 1443 -100 -0.01 -37.25
YM_F long 1126 1147 100 0.01 139.00
YM_F short 1530 1552 -91 -0.01 -191.00

Trading dates are:

["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","2018-08-29"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 12:58 until 13:18 ET has been profitable 100% of the time over the last 11 days.


09-04-2018 8-taylor3 Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1350 1410 100 0.01 0.86
CL_F short 1038 1056 -87 -0.02 -1.52
ES_F long 0947 1011 100 0.01 18.25
ES_F short 1544 1553 -100 -0.01 -15.50
NQ_F long 0947 1011 100 0.01 106.50
NQ_F short 1428 1451 -100 -0.01 -50.00
YM_F long 1126 1147 100 0.00 108.00
YM_F short 1528 1554 -100 -0.01 -190.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-07-31","2018-08-03","2018-08-08","2018-08-13","2018-08-16","2018-08-21","2018-08-24","2018-08-29"]

To read this chart using CL_F above, a Long from 13:50 until 14:10 ET has been profitable 100% of the time over the last 8 days.


09-04-2018 5-taylor3 Entry Exit Trade Profit Profit
Contract Direction Time Time % % Points HeatMap
CL_F long 1024 1038 100 0.01 0.83
CL_F short 1038 1054 -100 -0.01 -0.98
ES_F long 1015 1037 100 0.00 13.50
ES_F short 1540 1552 -100 -0.00 -13.50
NQ_F long 0950 1016 100 0.01 64.75
NQ_F short 1428 1453 -100 -0.01 -46.25
YM_F long 0932 0952 100 0.01 141.00
YM_F short 1528 1554 -100 -0.01 -141.00

Trading dates are:

["2018-08-13","2018-08-16","2018-08-21","2018-08-24","2018-08-29"]

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.