In Europe, at midday, London +0.6%. Paris +0.6%. Frankfurt +0.3%.
Futures at 6:20, Dow -0.1%. S&P +0.1%. Nasdaq +0.1%. Crude -0.6% to $57.75. Gold -0.1% to $1293.80. Bitcoin +1.8% to $9918.
Ten-year Treasury Yield flat at 2.33%
8:30 International trade in goods
8:55 Redbook Chain Store Sales
9:00 FHFA House Price Index
9:00 S&P Corelogic Case-Shiller Home Price Index
9:15 Fed’s Dudley: “Evolving Structure of the U.S. Treasury Market”
10:00 Consumer Confidence
10:00 Richmond Fed Mfg.
10:00 State Street Investor Confidence Index
10:00 Fed’s Powell speech
1:00 PM Results of $28B, 7-Year Note Auction
2:00 PM Gallup US ECI
S&P 500 (ES)
Today is Cycle Day 1 (CD1)…Normal is for some magnitude decline with average measuring 2592.00. Price did decline in prior session and has found support within 3 Day Central Pivot Zone (2598 – 2599) and has rallied to prior high (2605.50). Further strength above this level expands targets to 2609 – 10 handle.
Nasdaq 100 (NQ)
NAZ found support at 6396 in prior session and has also rallied in overnight trade action within striking distance of prior high (6424.50). Further strength targets 6439, while violation of 6394.75 opens door to 6382 – 80 zone.
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 (ESZ) 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 PH (2605.50), THEN upside targets 2609 – 10 penetration zone.
Scenario 2: IF price violates and converts 2598 to lower resistance, THEN downside targets 2593 – 92 CD1 average decline.
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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