System trades – week ending Feb. 5, 2016

We’re still looking at the way swing traders — those who don’t monitor the market during the regular trading session — could profit from the system calls Nat posts before the day session opens. Using the same simplified trading method outlined n the previous post, we will be posting week-by-week results for the e-mini futures (ESH6). The oil trades will still get a cursory glance, but the initial results didn’t give good outcomes for swing traders. Here’s the results for the first week of February: One issue is immediately apparent: a … Continue reading

System trades: new trading method and call for Beta testers

As you know Nat has been developing new trading methods for several months. The process involves calculating what we are calling “inflection points” (for lack of a better term) using overnight trading activity. She posts the re-calculated numbers in her live trade room shortly after 8:00 a.m. and her trade room members then have them available for the morning trading session. But we also want to use these numbers for a different group of traders — people who can place an order in the morning, but can’t (or don’t want to) … Continue reading

System trades for Jan. 29, 2016

A moderately successful day trading the Oil futures, at least for intraday traders, but stopped out in the S&P500 mini-futures for a modest loss. The price moved significantly past Nat’s short entry level in the ES, a rare occurrence, likely related to end-of-month window-dressing. Here are today’s charts. OIL The oil futures dropped in the early session but halted the decline obediently at Nat’s Control line, before bouncing back to virtually unchanged on the day for the close. Aggressive intraday traders could have gotten part of the first move down toward … Continue reading

System trades for Jan. 28, 2016

Both the ES and the Oil futures offered good trades today for swing traders, and more difficult but still profitable opportunities for traders monitoring the market during the live sessions. The ES produced one solid move off Nat’s control line that reached a maximum of 22 points, before reverting and whipsawing back and forth across the line. The oil futures were very similar: a solid move early, followed by range trading. Both markets gave good entries for swing traders who got in early; capturing the intraday moves after the early … Continue reading

System trades for Jan. 27, 2016

Both the oil futures and the ES produced winning trades today. The ES in particular showed a return to the big range days that were so profitable earlier in the year. Here are the charts. Oil The oil futures moved up steadily overnight and during the first part of the morning. But after the stochastic indicator made a low around 11:00 the price took off, and moved straight up, to and past Nat’s Control line. The full move was worth about $1,500 per contract ES The move in the ES … Continue reading