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Natural Gas New Highs & Futures Support and Resistance Levels 5.26.2022

May 25th, 2022 Filed under Energy Futures, Future Trading News | Comment (0)

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The State of Affairs in Energy Futures

by Mark O’Brien, Senior Broker
In recent weeks, we’ve seen declines in global equity markets as well as in consumer and investor sentiment. We’re on the leading edge of a near 8-month rise in inflation to 40-yr. highs – rising at an equal 40-year record pace.
At the same time, some of the latest global inflation data has been inconclusive. Short-term inflation momentum which measures a three-month annualized rate as opposed to the pace of price increases in one month compared with the same month a year earlier (think CPI) have started to soften. The Commerce Department’s monthly personal-consumption expenditures report has shown consumers are shifting to a more-normal balance of spending on goods and services compared to the demand surge earlier in the Covid-19 pandemic.
Regardless of how conditions play out in the coming weeks and months, don’t count on energy prices falling off any time soon. Nationally and globally, even if we experience an economic decline and energy demand subsides, the aftereffects will be slight. Both the supply and demand sides of the equation will account for stubbornly high prices both at the pump and in natural gas. Strategic stockpiles are in need of replenishing, the expanding ban on Russian imports is only beginning to impact prices, structural adjustments to realign energy supply chains to accommodate for the war will take months or longer and seasonal summer demand is on the horizon.
EVEN BETTTER…reach out to a Cannon Trading broker.
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Natural Gas Monthly Chart

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05-25-2022

Futures Support and Resistance Levels 5.26.2022

 

 

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NASDAQ Futures Down 3% + Futures Trading Levels for 01.06.2022

January 5th, 2022 Filed under Energy Futures, Financial Futures, Future Trading News, Indices | Comment (0)

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Hello Traders,
Happy and prosperous New Year from the Cannon Trading Team!
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FOMC Minutes report triggered one of the larger sell offs we have seen in recent months. NQ and RTY were both down over 3% when the trading day was over.
Hope it helps.
*While I have no idea were the market is going from day to day, minute to minute, week to week etc. I do know that in the past, some of the sharpest and largest rallies were short covering after a large sell off. More often than not market sell offs and volatility like we are seeing do not end up as V type of action but more like U or W when it is all said and done.
*Expect the unexpected…
* Have an idea of what you are looking to do, keep in mind possible risk and have a game plan. Now more than ever, plan your trade and trade your plan!
* Think money management, hedging risk while you are still trying to figure out how to profit.
* Know what is going on, reports, current margins, current limits and more.
*Consider short term options instead of futures and/or MICROS
*Trade smaller. The bands are much larger. Watch the VIX.
* DO NOT assume anything…if you are not sure, contact us and we will try our best to assist with the combined, vast experience we have here as a team.
* Wash hands, take this seriously and do your best to stay healthy….
My colleague, John Thorpe, Ex floor broker, contributed the following on the VIX and the VVIX:
“We recommend all stock indices intraday traders to keep an eye on the VIX for directional clues and study, many of you have access through other means to view this critical trading barometer, VIX now trades 5 days per week ,23 hours per day. if you need to add the VIX data to your trading platforms , it’s 3 bucks per month, penny wise and pound foolish if you don’t. Contact your broker on how to add the Volatility Index traded through the CBOE to your trading platform.”

Futures Trading Levels

01-06-2022

Support & Resistance Levels For 01.06.2022


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BetterTrader Reports 01.06.2022

 

Trading Futures, Options on Futures, and retail off-exchange foreign currency transactions involves substantial risk of loss and is not suitable for all investors.  You should carefully consider whether trading is suitable for you in light of your circumstances, knowledge, and financial resources. You may lose all or more of your initial investment. Opinions, market data, and recommendations are subject to change at any time when it comes to Futures Trading.

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 here in 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 judgement in trading.


Energies Insight w/ OPEC and Futures Support and Resistance Levels 01.04.2022

January 3rd, 2022 Filed under Energy Futures, Future Trading News | Comment (0)

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Energies Insight by John Thorpe, Senior Broker

O.P.E.C. will make a decision on output policy for February when they meet tomorrow. Please expect and prepare accordingly in the early A.M. and anticipate additional volatility not only in the energy markets , CL, NG, RBOB and Heating oil but also in the Equity indices ES, MES, NQ, MNQ, YM, MYM, RTY , and food markets as OPEC will be meeting in Vienna at 8a.m. EST (1 p.m. Central European TIme zone ) in light of the current restrictions and challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic, please find the expected hours of release useful. Will their decision add to the existing inflationary concerns or will OPEC concede it’s output tightening instituted in 2020 has run it’s course and agree to raise it’s output limits in a measured approach or more substantially? The bond market has taken a nose dive in recent days and interest rates are expected to rise , tightening credit, Metals have also sold off in anticipation of easing inflationary pressures. Manage your risk well this week.
1. The 36th JMMC Meeting is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, 4 January 2022, at
13:00 (CET) via videoconference.
2. On the same day, 4 January 2022, the 24th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting
is slated to convene at 14:00 (CET) via videoconference.

 

 

Trading Futures, Options on Futures, and retail off-exchange foreign currency transactions involves substantial risk of loss and is not suitable for all investors.  You should carefully consider whether trading is suitable for you in light of your circumstances, knowledge, and financial resources. You may lose all or more of your initial investment. Opinions, market data, and recommendations are subject to change at any time when it comes to Futures Trading.

 

Futures Trading Levels

01-04-2022

Futures Support and Resistance Levels 1.04.2022


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Crude Oil Futures Market Review and Daily Chart Analysis & Support and Resistance Levels 11.18.2021

November 17th, 2021 Filed under Crude Oil, Energy Futures, Future Trading News | Comment (0)

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Crude Oil Futures Market Review and Daily Chart Analysis

Looking at both price and time FIB analysis, on the daily crude oil chart below (click here for LARGE IMAGE) I am showing a potential for crude oil to find support and have a short term reversal to the upside. I wont fight the short term trend and will look for a buy signal using 30 minute chart before I jump in front of this downward train…
What do I mean by that?
Daily chart still showing a good strength on the LONGER term scale ( see both Elliott Wave counts and trend strength). Short term we can see the strong sell of the highs made towards the end of October.
I ran both a Fibonacci retracement on prices from lows to high, as well as Fibonacci TIME retracement from the time of lows to highs to see the next TIMING window to look at.
We are getting close to a match on both time and price ( concept I was made aware of by Carolyn Boroden Strategies for Intraday Trading Fibonacci Retracements | Fibonacci Queen) so I will now look for a bullish trigger in the form of MACD cross over on the 30 minutes chart or possible turning up of RSI on the 30 minutes chart before simply trying my luck…..
As always the key will be risk and trade management if/when set up happens.
Keep in mind FRONT month for crude oil is now January! CLF22
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Crude Oil Futures Daily Chart

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Trading Futures, Options on Futures, and retail off-exchange foreign currency transactions involves substantial risk of loss and is not suitable for all investors.  You should carefully consider whether trading is suitable for you in light of your circumstances, knowledge, and financial resources. You may lose all or more of your initial investment. Opinions, market data, and recommendations are subject to change at any time when it comes to Futures Trading.

 

Futures Trading Levels

11-18-2021

Support and Resistance Levels 11.18.2021

 


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BetterTrader Economic Indicators 11.17.2021

 

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 here in 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 judgement in trading.


Natural Gas, Crude Oil, Stocks and Rates, Support & Resistance Levels 10.05.2021

October 4th, 2021 Filed under Crude Oil, Energy Futures, Future Trading News, Natural Gas | Comment (0)

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Natural Gas, Crude Oil, Stocks and Rates
They all work together with a strong relationship. At times with direct correlation, at times with inverse correlation.
Do some homework, overlay some charts, look for clues that can help you while trading and provide even the smallest edge.
Natural gas, Crude oil have been on a bullish stretch lately. See a weekly chart of Natural gas below.
Other commodities like cotton and oats are also experiencing strong bull runs – is this due to in inflation? Supply chain fears? New “COVID world” environment?
Current levels to watch for on the major markets mentioned above:
Nov. Natural Gas:
Pivot 5.72
Support 5.14
Resistance 6.80
Nov. Crude Oil:
Pivot 74.72
Support 74.02
Resistance 79.25
Dec. 30 year bonds:
Pivot 161.12
Support 158.22
Resistance 164.02
Dec. Mini SP500:
Pivot 4437.00
Support 4251.00
Resistance 4540.00
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Futures Trading Levels

10-05-2021

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Better Trader Report 10.05.2021

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