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Trading S&P Futures

If you’ve been watching recent price action in the markets lately, you know that trading S&P futures has been nothing short of frustrating. The S&P has been fluctuating above and below the 4200 level for the past few weeks. With many people thinking this price action points to a [...]

June 6th, 2021|

Will Crude Oil Prices Rise?

Crude Oil has increased sharply since the US Presidential Election, rising about 58% since the low on 11/02/20. However, on Friday we saw a close about 4% from the recent high. So, are the Bears in control now or will the Bulls take control and push the market higher? [...]

January 24th, 2021|

Stocks Trading Portfolio 2020

Below are Maxon's stock market swing trade systematic trades. This year proved how vital sticking to a trading strategy system can be. 2020 was wild as we faced a worldly pandemic, the quickest recession on record, and all-time market highs all within the same year. With the chaos of [...]

January 17th, 2021|

ETF Trading Portfolio 2020

What. A. Year! Pretty sure we can all agree 2020 sucked and it just goes to show how important sticking to a plan can be. We had a strong market crash in March, but quickly recovered and stuck to our plan which paid off for us quickly. In all [...]

January 17th, 2021|

Futures Trading Portfolio 2020

Despite an amazingly complicated year, our futures portfolio brought a return of 69.1% profit. 2020, was a doozy as we faced a worldly pandemic, the quickest recession on record, and all-time-highs all within the same year. All of this chaos just goes to show how important sticking to a [...]

January 15th, 2021|

Bullish Nikkei Setup

The Nikkei index has been on a tear since the US Presidential Election, trading up +22% since the end of October 2020. As one would expect, that move also drove a significant amount of bullish sentiment. Not only did Nikkei futures close at a staggering 93% Bulls on 01/08, but [...]

January 10th, 2021|

Futures Trades

Yesterday's close on the 20MA brought a decent bounce today as $SPX closed up +0.71%. This is always a good test of our patience as most will panic after watching yesterday's tickers drop. Sometimes its better to just sit on your hands and not do anything at all during times [...]

January 6th, 2021|

S&P Pullback

Last week, S&P Futures saw extreme moves in both price and sentiment. With last week's news of a COVID-19 vaccine, S&P Futures spiked to new all-time highs. Along with the move higher in price, sentiment also increased +8% Bulls to 69% Bulls. Looking at how the rest of this [...]

November 16th, 2020|

S&P Short Setup

Last week’s price-action in the Index Futures was uneventful but also remarkably interesting. The market showed extreme strength in the face of weakness and extreme weakness in the face of strength. Just when it looked like the market was going to break out of its trading range it stopped [...]

October 25th, 2020|

S&P Futures Pullback

The S&P Futures have been on a tremendous run over the past several months with the market gaining over 60% since the low on March 23rd. Even though last week’s price action on S&P Futures continued to the upside, it’s interesting to note the volatility index (VIX) moved higher [...]

August 30th, 2020|

Live Cattle Futures

Live Cattle futures have been on a steady move higher since price bottomed in early April. Like price, sentiment moved higher during that move - bottoming at 8% Bulls on 04/03 and peaking at 93% Bulls on both 08/11 and 08/12. Even though price continued to move higher through 08/14, [...]

August 16th, 2020|

US Dollar Bottom?

The US Dollar is in an interesting spot at the moment. Bears point to massive money printing to justify its continued decline. Bulls cite its oversold conditions and technical support to defend a move higher from here. In our view, both groups will be right – it just depends on [...]

August 9th, 2020|