Trade Strategy 1.6.20

Markets

Stocks are set to kick off the week with more losses, as the DJIA suggests another 200-point drop to erase New Year gains amid an escalation in geopolitical risk in the Middle East. Besides targeting 52 Iranian sites, President Trump threatened to slap sanctions on Iraq ‘like they’ve never seen before’ after a vote to expel U.S. troops, while Iran said it will no longer abide by uranium enrichment limits. WTI oil prices jumped as much as 2% overnight as Brent crude topped $70 a barrel for the first time since September, while gold soared to nearly $1,600 an ounce, its highest in more than seven years.

In Asia, Japan -1.9%. Hong Kong -0.8%. China flat. India +1.9%.
In Europe, at midday, London -1%. Paris -1.2%. Frankfurt -1.7%.
Futures at 6:20, Dow -0.7%. S&P -0.7%. Nasdaq -0.8%. Crude +1.1% to $63.72. Gold +1.8% to $1579.80. Bitcoin +1.7% to $7557.
Ten-year Treasury Yield flat at 1.78%

Source: Seeking Alpha https://seekingalpha.com

Economic Calendar

9:45 PMI Services Index
12:30 PM TD Ameritrade IMX

https://www.investing.com/economic-calendar/

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S&P 500

Today is Cycle Day 2 (CD2)…Price has successfully tested Cycle Day 1 Low (3206.75) during overnight session and has rebounded back to 5-day POC (3223). We’ll mark 3210 – 3205 as “Key Decision Point Zone”

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CD2 Range High = 3234.00       CD2 Range Low = 3205.00    CD2 Range Avg = 26.00

Scenario 1: IF Bulls hold bid above 3223, THEN initial upside potential targets 3232 – 3236 zone.

Scenario 2: IF Bears hold offer below 3223, THEN initial downside objective targets 3215 – 3210 zone.

Range Projections and Key Levels (ES) March 2020 (H) Contract

HOD  ATR Range Projection: 3232.00; LOD ATR Range Projection: 3207.00; 3 Day Central Pivot: 3239.00; 3 Day Cycle Target: 3243.50; 10 Day Average True Range 23.00: VIX: 15.51

Nasdaq 100 (NQ)

Today is Cycle Day 2 (CD2)…Price has successfully tested Cycle Day 1 Low (8735.25) during overnight session and has rebounded back to POC (8772). We’ll mark 8735 – 8723 as “Key Decision Point Zone”

CD2 Range High = 8773.00          CD2 Range Low = 8709.00          CD2 Range Avg = 86.00

Scenario 1: IF Bulls hold bid above 8772, THEN initial upside potential targets 8785 – 8795 zone.

Scenario 2: IF Bears hold offer below 8772, THEN initial downside objective targets 8746 – 8735 zone.

Range Projections and Key Levels (NQ) March 2020 (H) Contract

HOD  ATR Range Projection: 8808.00; LOD ATR Range Projection: 8709.00; 3 Day Central Pivot: 8808.00; 3 Day Cycle Target: 8808.00; 10 Day Average True Range: 86.00; VIX: 15.51

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!

Good Trading…David

“Knowing is not enough, We must APPLY. Willing is not enough, We must DO.” –Bruce Lee

*****This trade strategy report is disseminated for “education only” and should not be viewed in any way as a recommendation to buy or sell futures products.”

PAST PERFORMANCE IS NOT NECESSARILY INDICATIVE OF FUTURE RESULTS

IMPORTANT NOTICE! No representation is being made that the use of this strategy or any system or trading methodology will generate profits. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results. There is substantial risk of loss associated with trading securities and options on equities. Only risk capital should be used to trade. Trading securities is not suitable for everyone.

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