In Europe, at midday, London +0.20%. Paris -0.09%. Frankfurt -0.14%.
Futures at 6:20, Dow +0.15%. S&P +0.13%. Nasdaq +0.17%. Crude +0.89% to $50.01. Gold +0.65% to $1,293.40.
Ten-year Treasury Yield -14 bps to 2.354%.
S&P e-mini (ES) declined to reach target outlined in prior DTS Briefing 10.9.17. “Scenario 2: IF price violates and converts 2545 to lower resistance, THEN inital downside targets 2540.”
Today is Cycle Day 2 (CD2)…Normal would be for rally from CD1 Low (2539.25) targeting 2552 -54 zone. Potential does exist for a retest of CD1 Low for surety of a secure cycle low.
STAY NIMBLE and ALWAYS USE PROTECTIVE STOPS.
Range Projections and Key Levels (ES)
**Note: The odds highlighted are NOT predictions or trade recommendations, rather a guide based upon historical observed occurrences.
Today’s Hypotheses: December 2017 (Z) 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: IF price clears and converts 2546 to upper support, THEN upside targets 2552 – 54 average cycle rally
Scenario 2: IF price violates and converts 2544 to lower resistance, THEN odds favors a retest of CD1 Low (2539.25). Further conversion of this level targets 2534 handle.
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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