If 2020 taught us anything, it’s that the unexpected can create chaos in the capital markets. For astute market participants, the COVID-19-inspired volatility presented a wide range of profitable opportunities. Unfortunately, those who focused their efforts solely upon equity trading missed out on the benefits of stock index futures. Let’s take a look at a… Read more.
Stock Index Futures
The stock market is off to one of its more volatile years in recent history, and it’s showing little sign of stabilizing. At the halfway point of 2020, the Small Stocks 75 Index has already posted a high-to-low range exceeding the ranges of each of the last four years, and it has shown 13 daily… Read more.
Below is the updated MDA SnapShot Chart for the 30 min ES chart showing the full recap of the entries and exits. We had 2 entries in this market 12/22 @ 2023.00 and 12/23 @ 2045.00. We exited both of these positions today 12/23 @ 2050.00 and 2056.50. This MDA SnapShot resulted in a profit on both positions totaling +38.50 or $1925 (before fees).
Former U.S. stock market bears are currently forecasting low increases throughout the rest of this year for the S&P 500.
U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday, as the S&P 500 retreated from Friday’s record close.
The S&P 500 stock index marked a six-year rally on Monday as it rose above the 2,000 level.
Soaring biotech shares assisted investors shaking off disappointing retail sales data, as U.S. stocks ended higher on Wednesday.
On Friday, the S&P 500 was up 0.2 percent and continued to climb on Monday by 4.5 percent.
After mixed corporate earnings and data showing China’s service sector lagging, U.S. stock futures were down on Tuesday. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures dropped 34 points, or 0.2 percent, to 16453.
The Nikkei 225 fell 0.3 percent to 15,474.50, according to The Wall Street Journal, while on Friday, the key market gauge slipped 97.66 points.