U.S. shares staged a dramatic comeback yesterday, led by banks and healthcare stocks as investors bet on the prospect of less regulation under a Trump administration, while Treasury yields rose to their highest level since January. The broad move higher in stocks is continuing across the globe today, though the speed of the reversal is leaving some market watchers scratching their heads.
The oil market risks running another surplus in 2017 without an output cut from OPEC, according to the IEA’s monthly oil market report, which warned of “another year of relentless global supply growth similar to that seen in 2016.” Global supply rose by 800K barrels per day in October to 97.8M bpd, led by record OPEC production and rising output from non-OPEC members like Russia, Brazil, Canada and Kazakhstan.
In Asia, Japan +6.7% to 17344. Hong Kong +1.9% to 22839. China +1.4% to 3171. India +1% to 27517.
In Europe, at midday, London +0.6%. Paris +1.1%. Frankfurt +1%.
Futures at 6:20, Dow +0.7%. S&P +0.7%. Nasdaq +0.9%. Crude -0.2% to $45.16. Gold +0.6% to $1280.80.
Ten-year Treasury Yield flat at 2.06%
(Source: Seeking Alpha)
8:30 Initial Jobless Claims
9:45 Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index
10:30 EIA Natural Gas Inventory
1:00 PM Results of $12B, 30-Year Note Auction
2:00 PM Treasury Budget
4:30 PM Money Supply
4:30 PM Fed Balance Sheet
Traders that sold during Globex Session on election night have a bad case of “whiplash” and will be wearing neck collars for weeks to come. Having recovered and exceeding pre-election highs, now comes the task of stabilization and finding fair-value balance. This may take several days to ultimately sort out, so until then enjoy the price movement, as this is what we live (trade) for as intra-day traders.
Today is Cycle Day 1 (CD1)…Price has reached (2176.00) CD1 Max Penetration Level and (2180.50) ATR Range Projection. As such, we will mark this zone as initial resistance, with expectation for a normal CD1 decline day. Average True Range (10) has expanded to 25.42.
Range Projections and Key Levels
**Note: The odds highlighted are NOT predictions or trade recommendations, rather a guide based upon historical observed occurrences.
Today’s Hypotheses: September (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: Price has reached upper target zone between 2176 – 2180.50 in pre-cash session. IF price clears and converts this zone during cash-session, THEN upside expands to 2187.75 – 2204.00 STATX Zone.
Scenario 2: Having reached upper target zone between 2176 – 2180.50, this is now marked as initial resistance for cash-session. IF price fails to clear above and subsequently violates and converts PH (2166.75) to lower resistance, THEN downside targets 2155.00 LOD Range Projection. Further weakness below this level measures 2144.00 Average Decline on CD1.
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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