In Asia, Japan -0.8%. Hong Kong +0.9%. China -0.2%. India -0.2%.
In Europe, at midday, London -0.2%. Paris +0.2%. Frankfurt +0.1%.
Futures at 6:20, Dow +0.3%. S&P +0.3%. Nasdaq +0.2%. Crude -0.6% to $64.14. Gold +0.4% to $1345.90. Bitcoin +2.1% to $10239.
Ten-year Treasury Yield -2 bps to 2.71%
7:00 MBA Mortgage Applications
8:15 ADP Jobs Report
8:30 Employment Cost Index
8:30 Treasury Refunding Quarterly Announcement
9:45 Chicago PMI
10:00 Pending Home Sales
10:30 EIA Petroleum Inventories
2:00 PM FOMC Announcement
S&P 500 (ES)
Today is Cycle Day 3 (CD3)…Bears got their follow-through day as price reached 2825 – 2821 statistical extreme zone outlined in prior DTS Briefing Scenario 2: “…Deep extreme measures 2825 – 2821 zone.”
Price is currently trading above prior close (2823.25), as part of the rally is in-place. Today’s objective for bulls is to recover CD1 Low (2851.50.)
Scenario 1: IF price holds above PC (2823.25), THEN initial upside target measures 2840.00 – 2844.00 zone, followed by 2847.50 – 2851.50 zone.
Scenario 2: IF price violates and converts PC (2823.25), THEN downside targets project 2818.00 – 2815.00, 2812.00.
Nasdaq 100 (NQ)
Scenario 1: IF price holds above PC (6940.75), THEN upside projects 6962, followed by 6980.00.
Scenario 2: Violation and conversion of PC (6940.75) opens door to deeper downside projecting 6928 – 6918 zone.
Range Projections and Key Levels (NQ)
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!
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