In Europe, at midday, London -0.17%. Paris +0.01%. Frankfurt +0.08%.
Futures at 6:20, Dow +0.06%. S&P +0.04%. Nasdaq +0.06%. Crude +1.76% to $51.49. Gold -0.02% to $1,296.30.
Ten-year Treasury Yield +2bps to 2.325%
Markets begin the week near all-time highs with low-range and equally low volatility. Option Expiration is on tap for this week with a number of Fed Governors speaking, any of which could tug n pull at market prices.
Today is Cycle Day 3 (CD3)…Bulls have struggled to clear and convert 2555 handle to upper support while Bears have exhibited no power to sustain a downside volley. Key support remains 2543 handle.
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: Bulls need to hold price above 2550 and push for conversion of 2555 handle. IF successful. THEN expansion targets 2558 – 60 zone.
Scenario 2: Bears have an opening to convert 2550 to lower resistance. IF successful, THEN downside measures 2543 – 40 zone.
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!
“Knowing is not enough, We must APPLY. Willing is not enough, We must DO.” –Bruce Lee
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