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Implied Volatility Rankings as of October 20, 2014

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Commitment of Traders Charts as of October 7, 2014

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COT Combined Financial Futures and Options Positions Data as of October 7, 2014 at www.cftc.gov

Commentary

The recent market data showed Stock Index Futures with pretty much a sideways sentiment. The only real exception was a very large bearish change in the Nikkei Stock Average with a -22% net change of the smart money we track.

Futures Options Implied Volatility

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Commitment of Traders Chart - Financial Futures Sep 30, 2014

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COT Combined Financial Futures and Options Positions Data as of September 30, 2014 at www.cftc.gov

Commentary

The recent data showed some continued bearishness on the stock index futures. However, interesting was the large bearish reading on the VIX futures. Generally you would expect with bearish sentiment on stocks to see the VIX rise.

PFG Trustee releasing annual status report

scales of justiceTrustee for PFG has released a status report as of September 29th, 2014

PFG Trustee Ira Bodenstein has given a report updated the tasks and goals achieved over the past year along with a current report on the financial status of the PFG bankruptcy estate (the "Estate"). There also is a list of pending and yet to be completed tasks.

Columbus Trade Futures Trading Schedule

christopher columbusColumbus Day 2014 Holiday Commodity Futures Trading Calendar

 

Monday October 13, 2014 is Columbus Day in the United States. The holiday celebrates the anniversary of Christopher Columbus' arrival in the America's.

Currently all the futures markets will be open and there are no planned early closes.

All times listed will be Central Time (Chicago)

Commitment of Traders Data and Chart September 23rd data

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COT Combined Financial Futures and Options Positions Data as of September 23, 2014 at www.cftc.gov

Commentary

The recent COT data showed some bearish sentiment in the big S&P 500 Stock Index Futurs with a negative 29% change. The Dow and emini also showed at the very least a reduction in bullish market sentiment..

COT Report and Chart for September 16 Data

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COT Combined Financial Futures and Options Positions Data as of September 9, 2014 at www.cftc.gov

Technically Speaking - Gold

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Market Analysis by Frank Benvenuto September 18, 2014

This week October Gold Futures took out the 1240 area lows that it made back in May 2014. It continues to be trending downward with a new near term low set today at 1215.70. Next support level is 1200 and then the lows made in December 2013 around the 1190 to 1180 levels.
Near term support lies between these levels down to 1180. Near term resistance levels  are 1250 and 1275 on any rally.

Implied Volatilty Percentile Rankings

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