Stock Picks Recap for 3/28/13

With each stock's recap, we will include a (with market support) or (without market support) tag, designating whether the trade triggered with or without market directional support at the time. Anything in the first five minutes will be considered WITHOUT market support because market direction cannot be determined that early. ETF calls do not require market support, and are thus either winners or losers.
From the report, ILMN triggered long (with market support) and worked enough for a partial:

ONXX triggered long (with market support) and worked enough for a partial:

From the Messenger/Tradesight_st Twitter Feed, Rich's SINA triggered short (without market support) and didn't work:

His CELG triggered long (with market support) and worked great:

In total, that's 3 trades triggering with market support, all 3 of them worked. (10 for 10 in the last two days of light volume with market support).


Futures Calls Recap for 3/28/13

One winner on another 1.4 billion share NASDAQ session to close out the week, month, and quarter. Have a good long weekend and then we're back to work.
Net ticks: +3 ticks.
As usual, let's start by taking a look at the ES and NQ with our market directional lines, VWAP, and Comber on the 5-minute chart from today's session:


ES:
Mark's call triggered long at A at 1559.75, hit first target for 6 ticks, and stopped the second half at the entry:


Forex Calls Recap for 3/28/13

A loser in the EURUSD to close out the week, but check the review of it below.
Here's a look at the US Dollar Index intraday with our market directional lines:

EURUSD:
Triggered long at A and stopped for 25 pips. Note that the market exactly covered the Value Area from B to C overnight. Also, if you had been awake to re-enter at D, it worked to the first target at E:


Stock Picks Recap for 3/27/13

With each stock's recap, we will include a (with market support) or (without market support) tag, designating whether the trade triggered with or without market directional support at the time. Anything in the first five minutes will be considered WITHOUT market support because market direction cannot be determined that early. ETF calls do not require market support, and are thus either winners or losers.
From the report, COST triggered long (with market support) and worked:

CTRP triggered long (with market support) and worked:

From the Messenger/Tradesight_st Twitter Feed, Rich's GDX triggered long (ETF, so no market support needed) and worked:

His GOOG triggered short late in the day (without market support) and didn't work:

AMZN triggered long (with market support) and worked:

Mark's BIIB triggered long (with market support) and worked:

Rich's BIDU triggered long (with market support) and worked:

His ASML triggered long (with market support) and worked:

In total, that's 7 trades triggering with market support, all 7 of them worked.


Futures Calls Recap for 3/27/13

We got the day that we expected in terms of volume. The market gapped down and took all day to get back to even, with the S&P closing down less than a point, and NASDAQ hitting only 1.3 billion. A winner and a loser on the ES, but I was low size due to the situation (and will be tomorrow).
Net ticks: -4.5 ticks.
As usual, let's start by taking a look at the ES and NQ with our market directional lines, VWAP, and Comber on the 5-minute chart from today's session:


ES:
The nice setup into the Value Area over the LPT triggered long at A, but swept initially, then went again at B, hit first target for six ticks, inched higher to exactly the Value Area High at C, and then stopped the second half under the entry:


Futures Calls Recap for 3/27/13

We got the day that we expected in terms of volume. The market gapped down and took all day to get back to even, with the S&P closing down less than a point, and NASDAQ hitting only 1.3 billion. A winner and a loser on the ES, but I was low size due to the situation (and will be tomorrow).
Net ticks: -4.5 ticks.
As usual, let's start by taking a look at the ES and NQ with our market directional lines, VWAP, and Comber on the 5-minute chart from today's session:


ES:
The nice setup into the Value Area over the LPT triggered long at A, but swept initially, then went again at B, hit first target for six ticks, inched higher to exactly the Value Area High at C, and then stopped the second half under the entry:


Forex Calls Recap for 3/27/13

A clean trigger that used the LBreak on a retest perfectly so that we didn't get stopped on the EURUSD. See that section below.
Here's a look at the US Dollar Index intraday with our market directional lines:

EURUSD:
Triggered short at A, retested the LBreak exactly at B (stop was above it), and hit first target at C. Closed final piece in the money at D:


Forex Calls Recap for 3/27/13

A clean trigger that used the LBreak on a retest perfectly so that we didn't get stopped on the EURUSD. See that section below.
Here's a look at the US Dollar Index intraday with our market directional lines:

EURUSD:
Triggered short at A, retested the LBreak exactly at B (stop was above it), and hit first target at C. Closed final piece in the money at D:


Stock Picks Recap for 3/26/13

With each stock's recap, we will include a (with market support) or (without market support) tag, designating whether the trade triggered with or without market directional support at the time. Anything in the first five minutes will be considered WITHOUT market support because market direction cannot be determined that early. ETF calls do not require market support, and are thus either winners or losers.
From the report, GRPN triggered long (with market support) and didn't work:

DISH triggered long (with market support) and didn't work:

From the Messenger/Tradesight_st Twitter Feed, AAPL triggered short (without market support) and didn't work, worked later with market support:

Rich's VXX triggered long (ETF, so no market support needed) and worked enough for a partial:

His FB triggered long (with market support) and didn't work:

His STX triggered long (with market support) and worked:

His GS triggered short (with market support) and worked great:

His MA triggered long (with market support) and worked:

In total, that's 7 trades triggering with market support, 4 of them worked, 3 did not.


Stock Picks Recap for 3/26/13

With each stock's recap, we will include a (with market support) or (without market support) tag, designating whether the trade triggered with or without market directional support at the time. Anything in the first five minutes will be considered WITHOUT market support because market direction cannot be determined that early. ETF calls do not require market support, and are thus either winners or losers.
From the report, GRPN triggered long (with market support) and didn't work:

DISH triggered long (with market support) and didn't work:

From the Messenger/Tradesight_st Twitter Feed, AAPL triggered short (without market support) and didn't work, worked later with market support:

Rich's VXX triggered long (ETF, so no market support needed) and worked enough for a partial:

His FB triggered long (with market support) and didn't work:

His STX triggered long (with market support) and worked:

His GS triggered short (with market support) and worked great:

His MA triggered long (with market support) and worked:

In total, that's 7 trades triggering with market support, 4 of them worked, 3 did not.