In Asia, Japan -2%. Hong Kong +0.3%. China closed. India -0.5%.
In Europe, at midday, London -0.5%. Paris +0.6%. Frankfurt closed.
Futures at 6:20, Dow +0.3%. S&P +0.4%. Nasdaq +0.5%. Crude -0.4% to $52.42. Gold flat at $1507.70. Bitcoin +0.4% to $8281.
Ten-year Treasury Yield -2 bps to 1.58%
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8:30Initial Jobless Claims
8:30Fed’s Quarles: “The Financial Stability Board at 10 Years”
9:45PMI Services Index
10:00ISM Non-Manufacturing Index
10:30EIA Natural Gas Inventory
12:10 PMFed’s Mester Speech
4:30 PMMoney Supply
4:30 PMFed Balance Sheet
Today is Cycle Day 3 …Continued fallout from the missed ISM Report pushed price lower to 200% of 10-day Average True Range which is a rare occurrence in prior session. Buyers responded aggressively and price rebound back to VWAP by session close where it is currently trading in overnight action. Bulls need a conversion above 2895 – 2900 zone. Bears are expected to defend to keep a lid. Further downside potential measures 2860 – 2850 zone for this Cycle.
CD3 Range High = 2905.00 CD3 Range Low = 2856.00 CD3 Range Avg = 38.00
Scenario 1: IF Bulls hold bid above 2883, THEN initial upside targets 2893 – 2900 zone.
Scenario 2: IF Bears hold offer below 2883, THEN initial downside targets 2875 – 2870 zone.
Range Projections and Key Levels (ES) December (Z) Contract
Nasdaq 100 (NQ)
Today is Cycle Day 3…Selling pressure continues to keep a lid on Bull’s attempt to rally price. Long liquidation in prior session weighing on price into today’s session. Bears have ball control and it is theirs to lose.
CD3 Range High = 7602.00 CD3 Range Low = 7528.00 CD3 Range Avg = 139.00
Scenario 1: IF Bulls hold bid above 7555, THEN initial upside potential targets 7582 – 7602 zone..
Scenario 2: IF Bears hold offer below 7555, THEN initial downside targets 7528 – 7510 zone..
Range Projections and Key Levels (NQ) September (U) Contract
HOD ATR Range Projection: 7675.00; LOD ATR Range Projection: 7456.00; Cycle Day 1 Low: 7691.00; 3 Day Central Pivot: 7693.00; 3 Day Cycle Target: 7762.00; 10 Day Average True Range: 132.00; VIX: 20.28
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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