Stock Picks Recap for 9/30/13

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

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

HMSY triggered short (without market support) and worked:

From the Messenger/Tradesight_st Twitter Feed, AAPL triggered long (with market support) and worked:

TSLA triggered long (with market support) and worked:

In total, that's 4 trades triggering with market support, 3 of them worked, 1 did not.


Stock Picks Recap for 9/30/13

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

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

HMSY triggered short (without market support) and worked:

From the Messenger/Tradesight_st Twitter Feed, AAPL triggered long (with market support) and worked:

TSLA triggered long (with market support) and worked:

In total, that's 4 trades triggering with market support, 3 of them worked, 1 did not.


Futures Calls Recap for 9/30/13

No trade calls today on a gap down session on the looming US government shutdown. We did recover to almost fill the gap and spent most of the day sideways. Keep in mind, this was also end of quarter, so prices weren't going to go far. No calls.
Net ticks: +0 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:


Forex Calls Recap for 9/30/13

A nice winner on the EURUSD, very nice technical action there, and we're still holding the second half. See that section below. Tonight's calls are the last of the month and quarter.
Here's a look at the US Dollar Index intraday with our market directional lines:

EURUSD:
Triggered long at A, hit first target at B, moved stop under the Pivot and we bounced off of it perfectly at C. Still holding second half:


Forex Calls Recap for 9/30/13

A nice winner on the EURUSD, very nice technical action there, and we're still holding the second half. See that section below. Tonight's calls are the last of the month and quarter.
Here's a look at the US Dollar Index intraday with our market directional lines:

EURUSD:
Triggered long at A, hit first target at B, moved stop under the Pivot and we bounced off of it perfectly at C. Still holding second half:


Stock Picks Recap for 9/27/13

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, nothing triggered.
From the Messenger/Tradesight_st Twitter Feed, AAPL triggered short (with market support) and didn't work:

Rich's TSLA triggered long (without market support due to opening 5 minutes) and worked great:

His FAS triggered long (ETF, so no market support needed) and worked:

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

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

In total, that's 4 trades triggering with market support, 2 of them worked, 2 did not.


Futures Calls Recap for 9/27/13

A nice winner using the Value Area on the NQ from Mark for the session. See that section below.
Net ticks: +8.5 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:


NQ:
Just a reminder that we use half points for ticks on the NQ and not the quarter point measurement that the exchanges switched to in recent years. This allows us to use 6 ticks as a key target as we do on the other contracts. It also keeps the value of a tick at $10, closer to the value of a tick on the other contracts.
Mark's call triggered long (into Value Area) at A at 3216.00, hit first target for 6 ticks, and he adjusted the stop a few times and stopped 11 ticks in the money at 3221.50 at B:


Forex Calls Recap for 9/27/13

A winner to close out the week if you got filled on a very sharp news spike. See the GBPUSD section below.
Here's a look at the US Dollar Index intraday with our market directional lines:

As usual on the Sunday report, we will look at the action from Thursday night/Friday, then look at the daily charts of all the pairs with the Seeker and Comber separately for the week ahead, and then glance at the US Dollar Index. Not much to see for counts or patterns on the daily charts.
GBPUSD:
Triggered long at A on news, if you got any, hit first target at B and raised the stop twice and closed the final piece at end of chart for 70 pips:


Stock Picks Recap for 9/25/13

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, nothing triggered.
From the Messenger/Tradesight_st Twitter Feed, Rich's FB triggered short (without market support due to opening 5 minutes) and worked enough barely for a quick partial if you were quick:

GOOG triggered short (with market support) and worked:

GILD triggered short (with market support) and worked:

Rich's V triggered short (with market support) and didn't work:

His LNKD triggered short (with market support) and didn't work:

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

In total, that's 5 trades triggering with market support, 2 of them worked, 3 did not. First day in a while that we didn't win 50% or more of the trades that triggered with market support.


Stock Picks Recap for 9/25/13

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, nothing triggered.
From the Messenger/Tradesight_st Twitter Feed, Rich's FB triggered short (without market support due to opening 5 minutes) and worked enough barely for a quick partial if you were quick:

GOOG triggered short (with market support) and worked:

GILD triggered short (with market support) and worked:

Rich's V triggered short (with market support) and didn't work:

His LNKD triggered short (with market support) and didn't work:

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

In total, that's 5 trades triggering with market support, 2 of them worked, 3 did not. First day in a while that we didn't win 50% or more of the trades that triggered with market support.