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Sat, Jan 28th, 2023

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.

Most Recent Stories

S&P500 (ES) Testing Weekly Chart Downchannel Resistance

The S&P500 (ESH23) is consolidating after the strong reversal off the Wednesday Hammer low, hesitating as it bumps against downchannel resistance (on the weekly chart).  Although odds are elevated for...

ESH23 : 4,084.25s (+0.21%)
SPY : 405.68 (+0.23%)
SPYV : 41.41 (+0.15%)
SPYG : 53.59 (+0.34%)
SPYD : 41.83 (+0.24%)
SPYX : 32.86 (+0.34%)
SPY5.FP : 374.050 (+1.08%)
WTI Crude (CL) Just Below Weekly Chart Downchannel Resistance Ahead of Inventory

WTI Crude (CLH23) is vulnerable to sliding to below the psychologically key 80 whole figure level today following the highly anticipated weekly inventory data at 1030am EST.  The rejection this week...

CLH23 : 79.68s (-1.64%)
OIL : 30.21 (-1.94%)
USO : 69.50 (-2.02%)
Nasdaq100 (NQ) Breaks Weekly Chart Descending Wedge Resistance

Nasdaq100 (NQH23) is consolidating after yesterday’s massive 2% plus surge, but is likely to grind higher to the psychologically key 12k whole figure level and upchannel resistance (on the 4hr chart)...

NQH23 : 12,222.25s (+0.95%)
QQQ : 296.26 (+1.00%)
SQQQ : 38.85 (-2.85%)
TQQQ : 23.33 (+2.87%)
PSQ : 13.26 (-0.97%)
QID : 20.94 (-1.92%)
QLD : 42.97 (+1.97%)
QQQM : 121.87 (+0.98%)
QQQE : 70.27 (+0.73%)
QQQJ : 26.22 (+0.27%)
QQQX : 22.68 (+0.27%)
Wheat (ZW) Nearing Weekly Chart Descending Wedge Support

Wheat (ZWH23) is starting the week continuing a consolidation near the 2022 low, remaining vulnerable to a deeper slide towards descending wedge support (on the weekly chart) in January.  With ZW below...

ZWH23 : 750-0s (-0.33%)
WEAT : 7.59 (-0.26%)
Bitcoin (BTCUSD) Reclaims Pre-FTX Levels

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

^BTCUSD : 22,998.92 (-0.41%)
^BTCUSDT : 22,995.12 (-0.40%)
^ETHUSD : 1,590.645 (-0.56%)
^ETHUSDT : 1,590.452 (-0.52%)
Nasdaq100 (NQ) Rejected @ Weekly Chart Descending Wedge Resistance

Nasdaq100 (NQH23) slid more than 1% yesterday after getting rejected Wednesday at descending wedge resistance (on the weekly chart). NQ appears to be entering the advanced stages of the Dead Cat Bounce...

NQH23 : 12,222.25s (+0.95%)
QQQ : 296.26 (+1.00%)
SQQQ : 38.85 (-2.85%)
TQQQ : 23.33 (+2.87%)
PSQ : 13.26 (-0.97%)
QID : 20.94 (-1.92%)
QLD : 42.97 (+1.97%)
QQQM : 121.87 (+0.98%)
QQQE : 70.27 (+0.73%)
QQQJ : 26.22 (+0.27%)
QQQX : 22.68 (+0.27%)
GBPAUD Rebounds From Near Key 1.75 Level

The (GBPAUD) is adding to yesterday’s massive 200 pip plus gains off just above the psychologically key 1.75 whole figure level.  The GBPAUD is now nearing the 61.8% Fib Fib retrace of the February...

^GBPAUD : 1.74167 (-0.13%)
WTI Crude (CL) Weekly MACD Tries Positively Crossing

WTI Crude (CLH23) is trying to add to yesterday’s gains after breaking above the psychologically key 80 whole figure level. Any decisive surge above the slightly downsloping resistance line (on the...

CLH23 : 79.68s (-1.64%)
OIL : 30.21 (-1.94%)
USO : 69.50 (-2.02%)
Nasdaq100 (NQ) Nearing Weekly Chart Descending Wedge Resistance

Nasdaq100 (NQH23) is consolidating after the strong short covering last week, taking a breather before it attempts an extension to descending wedge resistance (on the weekly chart) going into February. ...

NQH23 : 12,222.25s (+0.95%)
QQQ : 296.26 (+1.00%)
SQQQ : 38.85 (-2.85%)
TQQQ : 23.33 (+2.87%)
PSQ : 13.26 (-0.97%)
QID : 20.94 (-1.92%)
QLD : 42.97 (+1.97%)
QQQM : 121.87 (+0.98%)
QQQE : 70.27 (+0.73%)
QQQJ : 26.22 (+0.27%)
QQQX : 22.68 (+0.27%)
Soybean (ZS) Nears 2022 High Post-WASDE

Soybean (ZSF23) gained for a 3rd straight day Friday following the WASDE Thursday.  When ZS reopens in the shortened session (with today being Dr Martin Luther King Jr Day), ZS will likely make an attempt...

ZSF23 : 1538-2s (+0.57%)
SOYB : 27.83 (-0.25%)

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Lumber up 34% since the start of the year https://t.co/v4AkKSBj0B
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So far this quarter, the strategy of buying call options ahead of earnings for the average U.S. stock with liquid options has generated a return of 29% according to Goldman Sachs derivatives research.
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Is the Bear Market Over?
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Stocks w/ most active options trading: $TSLA - 7.190M $AMZN - 1.623M $AAPL - 1.526M $INTC - 973k $NVDA - 951k $LCID - 895k $META - 631k $BBBY - 518k $COIN - 477k $MSFT - 470k $AMD - 460k $AMC - 444k $NIO - 425k $RIVN - 412k $GOOGL - 402k $GME - 387k What options did you trade?
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CNN Stock Market Fear & Greed Index = 69 (Greed) Extreme Greed next week? https://t.co/7SN9aEMDDl
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U.S. Consumption of Fuel and Materials https://t.co/98rvsLmyFZ
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Will Bitcoin $BTC hit $25,000 before the end of February?
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Today's Futures Heat Map Strongest: Lumber, Coffee, Sugar, Nasdaq 100 E-Mini Weakest: Heating Oil, Palladium, Crude Oil, Silver https://t.co/rao2uS3i6y
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