This week in the United States is the time of the quarterly quad witching when futures contracts, futures options, stock options, and single stock futures contracts expire.
Articles by Davin Blythe
Davin Blythe (FairValue Trader) has been a full time options trader since 2008 and has actively traded binary options since 2012. He also works at MrTopStep as a contributor/analyst/moderator of the IM PRO Trading Room, a social gathering for equity, futures and forex traders and routinely contributes in the MrTopStep Opening Print as well as on Yahoo Finance, Investing.com and other outlets.
The S&P 500 (ES) looked bad Monday night after the Trump vs.
By Davin Blythe, September 19, 2018
Going into the beginning of September, the markets took a breather from the recent rally, but now they appear poised once again to test all-time high prints.
By Davin Blythe, September 13, 2018
Yesterday, U.S. stock markets continued to fall as the first-of-the-month rebalancing exerted pressure on the markets.
By Davin Blythe, September 06, 2018
Following the market's rally to new all-time highs on Wednesday of last week, MrTopStep was watching for price to be weak into the end of August and early September.
By Davin Blythe, September 05, 2018
The S&P 500 futures has continued its strong performance, currently up 113.25 handles and up 9 of the last 10 sessions. This is an increase 4% just in the past several sessions since the Augus
By Davin Blythe, August 30, 2018
In recent weeks, our target in the S&P 500 futures leading up to Labor Day was 2889 and then 2900. Both of these price levels have now been met.
By Davin Blythe, August 29, 2018
Our view at MrTopStep is that with the S&P 500 futures (ESU) is trading currently at the midpoint of this week’s range, 2860, today will be the “jump ball” to see if bulls can continue the char
By Davin Blythe, August 23, 2018
Yesterday, the U.S. equity indices were moving along nicely with the large-cap S&P 500 cash index making a new all-time high along with the small-cap Russell 2000.
By Davin Blythe, August 22, 2018
Yesterday’s price action in the equity index markets looked dreadful, especially after the S&P 500 futures (ES) broke through th
By Davin Blythe, August 16, 2018
The S&P 500 and other equity index futures were weak yesterday with selling extending into the overnight session, and the S&P 500 ( ESU18) finally broke beneath the 2800 level overnight thi
By Davin Blythe, August 02, 2018
Yesterday, the S&P 500, which had already been pushing to new multi-month highs, got a boost from headline algorithmic buying late in the session as news broke of European concessions to Trump’
By Davin Blythe, July 26, 2018