Trade Strategy 10.1.18

Markets
 
In Asia, Japan +0.52%. Hong Kong Closed. China Closed. India +0.75%
In Europe, at midday, London +0.17%. Paris +0.30%. Frankfurt +0.71%
Futures at 6:20, Dow +0.78%. S&P +0.62%. Nasdaq +0.79%. Crude +0.29% to $73.46. Gold -0.57% to $1,189.40. Bitcoin +0.28% to $6,617. 
Ten-year Treasury Yield +3.7bps to 3.093%.
 
(Source: Seeking Alpha)
 
Economic Calendar

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8:30 Chicago Fed National Activity Index

S&P 500

Today is Cycle Day 1 (CD1)…Normal is for a decline measuring 2905.00. Average Range for CD1 is 23.50 handles. Odds of decline > 10 handles = 72% Odds of decline > 20 = 42%

CD1 Range High = 2946.00        CD1 Range Low = 2914.00         CD1 Range Avg = 23.50 

Scenario 1: IF price clears and converts PH (2925.00), THEN upside expansion targets 2934.25 CD1 Penetration Level, followed by 2940.50 – 2946 STAT-X Zone.

Scenario 2: IF price violates and converts 2919 3D Central Pivot, THEN downside targets 2905 CD1 Average Decline.

Range Projections and Key Levels (ES) December (Z) Contract

HOD  ATR Range Projection: 2940.50; LOD ATR Range Projection: 2919.75; 3 Day Central Pivot: 2919.50; 3 Day Cycle Target: 2951.00; 10 Day Average True Range 18.00; VIX: 12.00

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Nasdaq 100 (NQ)

Today is Cycle Day 1 (CD1)…Normal is for a decline measuring 7590.50. Average Range for CD1 is 96.25 handles. Odds of decline > 20 handles = 73% Odds of decline > 25 = 64%

CD1 Range High = 7767.00          CD1 Range Low = 7623.50          CD1 Range Avg = 96.25

Scenario 1: IF price clears and converts PH (7677), THEN upside expansion targets 7696.00 – 7722.00 CD1 Penetration Zone, followed by 7730.25 – 7751.00 STAT-X Zone.

Scenario 2: IF price violates and converts 7654.00 Central Pivot, THEN downside targets 7630.25 – 7635.25 3D Central Pivot Zone. CD1 Average Decline measures 7509.00

Range Projections and Key Levels (NQ) December (Z) Contract

HOD  ATR Range Projection: 7751.00; LOD ATR Range Projection: 7639.50; 3 Day Central Pivot: 7637.25; 3 Day Cycle Target: 7734.50; 10 Day Average True Range: 80.00; VIX: 12.00

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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

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