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June 5th, 2020 Newsletter

Stock index futures to pre COVID levels along with a FREE trial to real time trade alerts via text. Looks like the FEDS Juice is winning against both COVID and riots....

June 5th, 2020 - Issue #1009

In This Issue

1. Day-Trading Alerts via Text Directly to Your Phone FREE TRIAL ($249 value)
2. Hot Market Report: Copper Futures Rally on Good Volume
3. Economic Calendar

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1. Day- Trading Alerts via Text Directly to Your Phone FREE TRIAL ($249 value)

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The real time trade alerts FREE 3-week trial uses a combination of proprietary information technical studies, trading ALGOS and a few popular indicators for confirmation.

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Text alerts available to US and Canada residents. Int'l clients will receive the alerts via email.
RealTime text alerts; Real-time trade signals via text available for the following markets:

* Gold, silver, copper, platinum
* mini SP, mini Nasdaq, mini Dow, mini Russell
* Major currenciey pairs
* Wheat, Beans, Soymeal, Bean oil
* Crude oil, RBOB, Heating oil, Natural gas
* 30 year Bonds and 10 year Notes
* Hogs, Cattle

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2. Hot Market Report: Mini SP 500 charging higher - What's next?

By Joseph Easton Senior Broker

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ES futures; This week’s highlighted Market is mini SP 500 futures.Part of the stock index family that includes mini NASDAQ 100, mini Russell, mini Dow, Mid cap, Nikkei and a few more. Most traded on the CME/CBOT/GLOBEX exchanges.

Daily Chart of ES Futures for your review from this morning ( June 5th 2020).

ES Futures are up 70 points on the day and are set to close higher this week. The ES has closed higher 4 of the last 5 weeks and 8 of the last 11 weeks since the March 27th lows. The selloff from 3397 to 2174 was a 36% drop of 1223 points. We have now almost retraced 85% or 1000 points off the low. The market is shrugging off all the fundamentals and news stories. Proving once again to trade what you see not what you hear.

ES is probably the most popular market for day traders. LARGE volume, liquidity and good ranges as well as being the first electronic Mini Stock Index contract in the US back in 1997, make the ES "the king for day-trading". One thing to understand is that the aggressive day-trading margins most firms, including Cannon, offer for markets such as the NQ and ES can be a double edge sword. With $500 day-trading margins, you as a trader control LARGE amounts of money and that can translate to large fast losses or gains in volatile manner. I urge you to create a self imposed margin that is higher. Be aware, be careful. This chart was prepared using our FREE E-Futures Int'l software, which you can demo for 28 days with realtime data.

The MICRO ES can be a great tool to use if you have a smaller account, just starting etc. The MICRO ES symbol is MES and it is exactly one tenth the size of the ES for value, tick size, margins etc.


Mini SP500 Futures Specs
Hours: 5:00 PM to 4:00 PM next day PM Central Time
Margins: $13200 initial, 12000 Maint. ( as of the date of this newsletter)
MICROS Margins: $1320 initial, $1200 Maint. ( as of the date of this newsletter)
Point Value: full point = $50 ( Example: 2819.00 to 2820.00 ). Min fluctuation is 0.25 = $12.50 ( Example: 2819.00 to 2819.25) Settlement: Cash on the open of the third Friday of each QUARTER ( June, Sep, Dec, March )
Months: Quarterly cycle, June, Sep, Dec, March. M,U,Z,H
Weekly Options:YES
Mini SP 500 is one of my favorite markets for Day Trading because of the intraday range and movements. Be careful, these factors can work against you or in your favor.
Some of the basic fundamentals to keep in mind when you are considering trading the NQ or other indices for this matter:
1. Longer term view of current market prices
2. Dates and times of important reports. CPI, Housing, employment, FOMC are just some of the reports you need to watch for
3. Earning reports
4. U.S. Fiscal and Monetary Stability

Our brokers here at Cannon will be happy to chat about the MINI SP500 market, other indices, other futures, options, futures spreads and much more! Feel free to contact us at any time.

3. Economic Calendar

Source: Moore Research Center, Inc.

Date Reports Expiration & Notice Dates
06/05
Fri
7:30 AM CDT - Nonfarm Payrolls(May)
7:30 AM CDT - Ave Workweek & Hourly Earnings(May)
7:30 AM CDT - Unemployment Rate(May)
9:00 AM CDT - ISM Non-Manufacturing Index(May)
2:00 PM CDT - Consumer Credit(Apr)

LT: Jun Canadian Dollar Options(CME)
Jun Currencies Options(CME)
Jun Mx Peso Options(CME)
Jun US Dollar Index Options(ICE)
Jun Live Cattle Options(CME)
Jul Cocoa Options(ICE)
06/08
Mon
3:00 PM CDT - Crop Progress
 
 
 
FN: Jun Live Cattle(CME)
LT: Jul Sugar-16(ICE)
 
 
06/09
Tue
9:00 AM CDT - Wholesale Inventories(Apr)
3:30 PM CDT - API Energy Stocks
 
 
FN: Jul Sugar-16(ICE)
 
 
 
06/10
Wed
6:00 AM CDT - MBA Mortgage Index
7:30 AM CDT - Core CPI & CPI(May)
9:30 AM CDT - EIA Petroleum Status Report
1:00 PM CDT - FOMC Rate Decision
2:00 PM CDT - Dairy Products Sales

 
 
 
06/11
Thu
7:30 AM CDT - USDA Weekly Exports Sales
7:30 AM CDT - Initial Claims-Weekly
7:30 AM CDT - Core PPI & PPI(May)
9:30 AM CDT - EIA Natural Gas Report
11:00 AM CDT - WASDE Report & Crop Production
3:30 PM CDT - Money Supply
LT: Jun Nikkei(CME)
Jun Nikkei Options(CME)

 
06/12
Fri
7:30 AM CDT - Export(ex-ag) & Import(ex-oil) Prices(May)
9:00 AM CDT - Univ of Mich Consumer Sent-Prelim(Jun)
 
 
LT: Jun Lean Hogs(CME)
Jun Lean Hogs Options(CME)
Jul Cotton Options(NYM)
Jul Coffee Options(ICE)
06/15
Mon
7:30 AM CDT - Empire State Manufacturing(Jun)
11:00 AM CDT - NOPA Crush
3:00 PM CDT - Net Long-Term TIC Flows(Apr)
3:00 PM CDT - Crop Progress
LT: Jun Eurodollar(CME)
Jun Currencies(CME)
Jun Mx Peso(CME)
Jun US Dollar Index(ICE)
Jun Eurodollar Options(CME)
Jul Sugar-11 Options(ICE)
06/16
Tue
7:30 AM CDT - Retail Sales(May)
7:30 AM CDT - Retail Sales-Ex Auto(May)
8:15 AM CDT - Capacity Util & Industrial Prod(May)
9:00 AM CDT - Business Inventories(Apr)
9:00 AM CDT - NAHB Housing Market Index(Jun)
3:30 PM CDT - API Energy Stocks
LT: Jun Canadian Dollar(CME)
 
 
 
06/17
Wed
6:00 AM CDT - MBA Mortgage Index
7:30 AM CDT - Building Permits & Housing Starts(May)
9:30 AM CDT - EIA Petroleum Status Report
2:00 PM CDT - Dairy Products Sales
FN: Jul Cocoa(ICE)
LT: Jul Crude Lt Options(NYM)
Jul Platinum & Palladium Options(NYM)
06/18
Thu
7:30 AM CDT - USDA Weekly Export Sales
7:30 AM CDT - Initial Claims-Weekly
7:30 AM CDT - Philadelphia Fed Index(Jun)
9:30 AM CDT - EIA Natural Gas Report
2:00 PM CDT - Milk Production
3:30 PM CDT - Money Supply
LT: Jun S&P 500(CME)
Jun S&P 500 Options(CME)

 
FN=First Notice, OE=Option Expiration, LT=Last Trade

Disclaimer: This calendar is compiled from sources believed to be reliable. Moore Research Center, Inc. assumes no responsibility for any errors or omissions. It is meant as an alert to events that may affect trading strategies and is not necessarily complete. The release dates for certain economic reports may have been rescheduled.

* Please note that the information contained in this letter is intended for clients, prospective clients, and audiences who have a basic understanding, familiarity, and interest in the futures markets.

** The material contained in this letter is of opinion only and does not guarantee any profits. These are risky markets and only risk capital should be used. Past performances are not necessarily indicative of future results.

*** This is not a solicitation of any order to buy or sell, but a current market view provided by Cannon Trading Inc. Any statement of facts herein contained are derived from sources believed to be reliable, but are not guaranteed as to accuracy, nor they purport to be complete. No responsibility is assumed with respect to any such statement or with respect to any expression of opinion herein contained. Readers are urged to exercise their own judgment in trading!

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