In Europe, at midday, London -0.2%. Paris -0.1%. Frankfurt -0.3%.
Futures at 6:20, Dow +0.5%. S&P +0.4%. Nasdaq +0.4%. Crude -0.4% to $63.46. Gold flat at $1337.70. Bitcoin -12.3% to $9958.
Ten-year Treasury Yield +2 bps to 2.56%
S&P 500 (ES)
Today is Cycle Day 2 (CD2)…Early rally reached 2808 ATR(10) level at which time price reversed and accelerated once 6798.50 was violated, as outlined in prior DTS 1.16.18 Report. Normal CD1 Decline targets were fulfilled at which time the rally began. Cycle Day 1 Low (2769.25) is marked at “key support’ should there be a test for surety. Objective target for CD2 measures 2797.70.
Scenario 1: IF price clears and converts PC (2783.00), THEN initial recovery rally objective measures 2787.75 3D CPZ, follows by 2704 – 2797 3 Day Rally target zone.
Scenario 2: IF price fails to hold PC (2883.00, THEN downside test of CD1 Low (2769.25) is more likely to unfold.
Range Projections and Key Levels (ES)
Nasdaq 100 (NQ)
Today is Cycle Day 2 (CD2)…Normal CD1 Decline fulfilled downside objectives at which time the rally began. Bulls will need to secure 6729.25 CD1 Low on any test. Initial upside CD2 objective measures 6771.25, followed by 6787.00 – 6793.00.
Scenario 1: IF price stays above PC (6761.00), THEN initial objective measures 6771.25 3D CPZ, followed by 6787 – 6793 zone.
Scenario 2: IF price violates PC (6761.00), THEN odds favor a retest of CD1 Low (6729.25)
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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