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Posted by Martin February 25, 2015

SPX expected move for February 26, 2015

I would like to start posting this series of my market expectations, but at this point, I am not sure how consistent I will be able to be in publishing this series. My intent to publish the charts below is to show where the market may go during the day in relation to my weekly Continue reading →

Posted by Martin February 22, 2015

SPX in unique chance to end extremely high next week

Last Friday was a significant trading day. At first, the stock market was falling on Friday morning making the recent breakout a false one. The market was returning back to the sideways channel. Later during the day it recovered a bit, but still continued sideways. At 10:30 am the market started going up and created Continue reading →

Posted by Martin February 22, 2015

Is S&P 500 going to crash this year?

In recent months we kept reading in media that the market crash or major correction is imminent. Many people believe and preach it. Many websites having polls installed indicate bearishness. Many advisers advocate cautious and moving money into cash. Are you also concerned about the market crashing this year? There are two factors which may Continue reading →

Posted by Martin February 16, 2015

S&P 500 futures collapsed. If it doesn’t recover by tomorrow, markets will open down.

The news came in. Greece refused to apply for a bailout plan extension considering it “unacceptable”. This is sending dollar higher against Euro and S&P 500 futures just collapsed from last Friday’s new all-time high: Although there is still plenty of time for the futures to recover (until tomorrow morning when the US markets open) Continue reading →

Posted by Martin February 15, 2015

Market outlook for the next week

On Monday markets will be closed due to President Day observation. For this week we will see a short trading. However, the most important trading happened last week. In my previous market outlook post I wrote about two patterns the market was about to attack – a wedge pattern and sideways channel. Last week, the Continue reading →

Posted by Martin February 12, 2015

SPX 2005/2010/2105/2110 Iron Condor in good shape to expire

This morning I opened a new trade – Iron Condor against the S&P 500 (SPX). My strikes are 2005/2010 puts and 2105/2110 calls. I collected $30 credit for this trade. Although there are still two days left until expiration the trade is in good shape to expire worthless. With Iron Condor you want the underlying Continue reading →

Posted by Martin February 08, 2015

What to expect from SPX next week?

I am not trying to predict where the market would go next week. I simply do not know it and I am as clueless as everyone else. Will the market shoot up next week or will it fail and fall again? If I cannot predict the market, I would like to at least establish a Continue reading →

Posted by Martin February 02, 2015

SPX still volatile and weak. Will the selling end or continue?

The SPX futures were able to recover before market opening so the markets opened slightly up this morning. Yet, it quickly dropped down to 1980 level where bulls took over and move the market back up to 2010 level. Very impressive run which could fool many bulls into thinking that selling is over. Super 8 Continue reading →

Posted by Martin February 01, 2015

Futures indicate very weak opening tomorrow morning

If you are already frustrated by two weak months we just passed (December 2014 and January 2015) it looks like we are going to see February 2015 as bad as January was. Futures are already trading at a steep discount indicating S&P 500 down -1.45% -29.35. If this drop continues until tomorrow morning, we may Continue reading →

Friday expiration tomorrow may bring nice profits

Am I getting it right already? I do not know. For almost three years I was profitable trading options and suddenly a backlash of last three months erased all my previous gains. I tried hard to stop bleeding but all trades were turning against me, one after another. That’s frustrating and I was desperate to Continue reading →