Signs of trade progress on Monday helped propel U.S. indices to records as the DJIA tacked on 190 points and returned to the 28,000 level. Dow futures are now ahead by 0.6%, though S&P and Nasdaq futures have pulled back a bit, as leaders of the U.S.-China trade negotiations held another phone call on Tuesday morning. Investors today are also eyeing the U.S. data front, with new home sales expected to jump and consumer confidence figures on tap.
In Asia, Japan +0.4%. Hong Kong -0.3%. China flat. India -0.2%.
In Europe, at midday, London +0.1%. Paris -0.1%. Frankfurt +0.2%.
Futures at 6:20, Dow +0.6%. S&P -0.1%. Nasdaq -0.1%. Crude +0.4% to $58.24. Gold +0.1% to $1457.70. Bitcoin +6.3% to $7177.
Ten-year Treasury Yield -2 bps to 1.75%
Source: Seeking Alpha https://seekingalpha.com
8:30 International trade in goods
8:30 Retail Inventories (Advance)
8:30 Wholesale Inventories (Advance)
8:55 Redbook Chain Store Sales
9:00 S&P Corelogic Case-Shiller Home Price Index
9:00 FHFA House Price Index
10:00 Consumer Confidence
10:00 New Home Sales
10:00 Richmond Fed Mfg.
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CD2 Range High = 3160.00 CD2 Range Low = 3112.00 CD2 Range Avg = 32.25
Scenario 1: IF Bulls hold bid above 3132, THEN initial upside potential targets 3142 – 3145 zone.
Scenario 2: IF Bears hold offer below 3132, THEN initial downside objective targets 3125 – 3120 zone.
Range Projections and Key Levels (ES) December 2019 (Z) Contract
Nasdaq 100 (NQ)
CD2 Range High = 8426.50 CD2 Range Low = 8362.00 CD2 Range Avg = 113.00
Scenario 1: IF Bulls hold bid above 8375, THEN initial upside potential targets 8412 – 8420 zone.
Scenario 2: IF Bears hold offer below 8375, THEN initial downside objective targets 8357 – 8350 zone.
Range Projections and Key Levels (NQ) December 2019 (Z) Contract
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