The following is a guest post from Doug Pless. As I discussed previously, I begin my morning preparation by reading the SpotGamma AM Report when I plan to trade futures. For ES futures, I note gamma levels, the SpotGamma Index, and Gamma Notional for SPX and SPY. The SpotGamma Gamma Index is a proprietary measurement […]
The following is a guest post from Doug Pless. As discussed previously in my approach to trading futures with SpotGamma, I begin my morning preparation by reading the SpotGamma AM Report when I plan to trade ES futures. This report provides key metrics as well as updated gamma levels including the Volatility Trigger, Zero Gamma, […]
This post is courtesy of David Blake, a full time trader from the UK. He can be reached on Twitter. I always have loved the London open and that harks back to my forex trading days. ETH (extended trading hours) often has a simpler rhythm to it, keep an eye of what the European markets […]
The market was wild today with ES futures having moved almost 90 points from the overnight lows. Negative news about stimulus and vaccines halted the risk and the market broke sharply down to the key 3350 area. You can see below on the chart exactly how our two major levels fit into todays action.
ES futures bounce off of our 3267 low and close right on the ZeroGamma level. Our levels are noted at left in the “Gamma” column. This is the Bookmap trading system.
There is well knows research which shows that the overnight session in ES/SPX is the source of most of the positive market performance. This chart from Bespoke does a great job highlighting this. We have thought a lot about this, and had a theory that this out-performance may be due in part to options hedging […]
Our friends at ZoneTraderPro have a great trade review from Friday 5/22, where the incorporate SpotGamma levels into their unique ES futures trading signals and plan.
Our current view of markets is that we should see reduced price volatility following the large March expiration that took place this past Friday (3/20). One of the features of this expiration was a large number of in the money puts, which possibly created several billion in deltas for options dealers to hedge. As dealers […]