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Darren Chu

Darren Chu

Before the launch of Tradable Patterns, Darren Chu, CFA, served as IntercontinentalExchange | NYSE Liffe's country manager for Australia, India, and the UAE between July 2010 and January 2014, expanding his role to look after Liffe business development in APAC ex-Japan/Korea until his departure mid April 2014. His primary remit was developing relationships with Liffe clients, prospects and partners in the buyside (traditional and alternative asset managers), proprietary trading (high frequency algo as well as manual, point and click traders), bank, broker (institutional and retail), commodity trader and ISV community. Key futures and options promoted included European/London rate benchmarks such as the Euribor, Short Sterling, Gilts, London/European index futures including the FTSE and CAC, London soft commodities (Robusta Coffee, Cocoa, White Sugar), Paris (MATIF) markets (Milling Wheat, Rapeseed), and NYSE Liffe US markets with the MSCI EM, MSCI EAFE, gold/silver, Eurodollar, US Treasury and GCF Repo futures being the focus.

Previously, Darren was with the TMX Group | Montreal Exchange for 4 years, marketing Canadian futures and options across North America, London, Singapore and Hong Kong. Darren also launched and managed CMC Markets Canada's Chinese marketing and sales team, along with educational offering. On the academic trail, Darren has been a frequent guest speaker at Canadian universities as well as an author of content for 3 derivatives courses offered by Canadian Securities Institute and mandatory for licensing of Canadian derivatives industry professionals.

Darren can be reached at +65 8118 8840 or via email at darrenchu@tradablepatterns.com.

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Natural Gas (NG) Consolidating Just Above Key 2.5 Level

Natural Gas (NGK23) is consolidating just above the psychologically key 2.5 whole figure level, digesting the bounce off the May low and downchannel support (on the weekly and daily chart).  NG is once...

NGK23 : 2.117s (unch)
UGAZF : 0.0720 (-71.20%)
Wheat (ZW) Trying to Bounce Off Weekly Chart Descending Wedge Support

Wheat (ZWN23) is trying to firm to start the week, but appears likely to consolidate another day or so after Friday’s rejection post-WASDE at triangle resistance (on the 4hr chart). Before bulls get...

ZWN23 : 641-4s (+2.23%)
WEAT : 5.06 (-1.17%)
Cosmos (ATOMUSD) Tries Holding Mar, Apr Lows

TOP50’sTOP10 (ATOMUSD, BNBUSD, BTCUSD, ETHUSD, UNIUSD, XTZUSD, EOSUSD, ALGOUSD, AVAXUSD, DOTUSD)

^BTCUSD : 65,795.79 (-3.25%)
^BTCUSDT : 65,732.91 (-3.07%)
BITO : 22.92 (-4.02%)
^ETHUSD : 3,480.164 (-0.20%)
^ETHUSDT : 3,485.284 (-0.12%)
^ATOMUSD : 6.2180 (-2.51%)
^BNBUSD : 582.722 (-1.95%)
^BNBUSDT : 235.738 (-0.15%)
S&P500 (ES) Daily MACD Trying to Positively Cross

The S&P500 (ESM23) continues consolidating as seen by the near complete weekly Doji.  With ES hesitating just under the 2023 high and the 50% Fib retrace of the slide from the January 2022 high to October...

ESM23 : 4,453.35s (+0.61%)
SPY : 553.78 (-0.16%)
SPYV : 50.15 (-0.42%)
SPYG : 80.95 (-0.01%)
SPYD : 42.44 (-0.47%)
SPYX : 45.42 (-0.13%)
SPY5.FP : 512.800 (+0.83%)
AUDUSD Consolidates Just Shy of April, May Highs

The (AUDUSD) is consolidating for a 3rd straight day near the May and April high.  Odds are elevated for the AUDUSD to resume by next week, its bounce off just above the 2023 low. 

^AUDUSD : 0.66156 (-0.40%)
FXA : 65.57 (-0.40%)
Wheat (ZW) Weekly MACD Tries Positively Crossing Ahead of WASDE

Wheat (ZWN23) is consolidating to start the week, digesting the bounce the began Wednesday off a fresh 2023 low.  Odds are now higher for a test of descending wedge resistance (on the weekly chart) by...

ZWN23 : 641-4s (+2.23%)
WEAT : 5.06 (-1.17%)
Bitcoin (BTCUSD) Tiring Just Under Key 30k Level

TOP50’sTOP10 (BTCUSD, ETHUSD, BNBUSD, LTCUSD, AVAXUSD, EOSUSD, ATOMUSD, MATICUSD, DOTUSD, XTZUSD)

^BTCUSD : 65,795.79 (-3.25%)
^BTCUSDT : 65,732.91 (-3.07%)
BITO : 22.92 (-4.02%)
^ETHUSD : 3,480.164 (-0.20%)
^ETHUSDT : 3,485.284 (-0.12%)
VIX (VX) Reclaims Key 20 Level Ahead of NFP

The VIX (VIJ23) is consolidating yesterday’s surge to downchannel resistance (on the daily chart). With the VX now back above the psychologically key 20 whole figure level after the dip late April...

VIJ23 : 16.7500s (-1.77%)
UVXY : 23.14 (-1.45%)
SVXY : 61.59 (+0.28%)
VXX : 10.83 (-0.82%)
VIXY : 10.71 (-0.93%)
UVIX : 5.40 (-1.46%)
SVIX : 47.30 (+0.30%)
VIXM : 14.35 (+0.42%)
VXZ : 12.41 (+0.16%)
ZIVZF : 41.0000 (-0.24%)
TVIXF : 0.0700 (+16.67%)
AUDUSD Weekly MACD Trying to Positively Cross

The (AUDUSD) is reversing higher with today’s daily Hammer extending back towards this week’s high.  The AUDUSD is once again in the early stages of trying to halt the slide from the 2023 high, with...

^AUDUSD : 0.66156 (-0.40%)
FXA : 65.57 (-0.40%)
Gold (GC) Nears 2023 High Ahead of FOMC

Gold (GCJ23) is catching its breath after yesterday’s 1.5% plus surge, with GC now in the advanced stages of a consolidation since hitting a fresh 2023 high in April.  With GC now comfortably back...

GCJ23 : 1,985.7s (unch)
GLD : 222.58 (+0.35%)

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