Second Quarter Comes To A Close
Stocks and bonds showed signs of stabilizing on the final day of the second quarter as investors looked to close out the period on a positive note. While equities around the world have spent most of the year climbing and government bond yields have remained ultra-low, those trends reversed this week amid pressure on the tech sector and worries about central bank policy tightening.
In Asia, Japan -0.9%. Hong Kong -0.8%. China +0.1%. India +0.2%.
In Europe, at midday, London +0.3%. Paris +0.7%. Frankfurt +0.2%.
Futures at 6:20, Dow +0.3%. S&P +0.3%. Nasdaq +0.4%. Crude +0.9% to $45.31. Gold -0.2% to $1242.90.
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Bears finally got their wish as markets sold off in prior session testing 2402 May 31st pivot. Late day bounce stemmed further losses, but clearly Bears were in control.
Today is Cycle Day 2 (CD2)…3 Day Average Rally Target of 2428 in nearly fulfilled, so with long Independence Day holiday weekend just ahead, expectation will be for non-directional trade as traders and investors head out by noon.
Range Projections and Key Levels
**Note: The odds highlighted are NOT predictions or trade recommendations, rather a guide based upon historical observed occurrences.
Today’s Hypotheses: September 2017 (U) Contract
*****The levels outlined below are more general framework within a larger range…They are to be used are reference prices from which to consider trade opportunities, not hard trade levels.
Scenario 1: Upside range boundary measures 2432 as possible upper range target.
Scenario 2: Downside range boundary measures 2409 as possible lower range target.
Trade Strategy: Our tactical trade strategy will simply remain unaltered…We’ll be flexible to trade both long and short side from Decision Pivot Levels. Continue to focus on Bull/Bear Stackers and Premium/Discounts. As always, remaining in alignment with dominant intra-day force increases probabilities of producing winning trades.
Stay Focused…Non-Biased…Disciplined ALWAYS USE STOPS!
“Knowing is not enough, We must APPLY. Willing is not enough, We must DO.” –Bruce Lee
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