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Today is Cycle Day 2 (CD2)…Price has bounced “somewhat” off deep statistical lows in a effort to stabilize resent selling. Key Daily Pivot (2773.00) will be the bogey or “bogeyman” for bulls to overcome and convert. IF successful, THEN plenty of room to recover price higher, with initial range targets measuring 2388 – 2408 zone.
CD2 Range High = 2372.00 CD2 Range Low = 2314.00 CD2 Range Avg = 55.00
Scenario 1: IF price holds bid above 2373, THEN upside targets 2388 – 2408 zone.
Scenario 2: IF price holds offer below 2373, THEN downside targets 2340.50 – 2328.00 zone.
Range Projections and Key Levels (ES) March 19 (H) Contract
Nasdaq 100 (NQ)
Today is Cycle Day 2 (CD2)…Price has bounced “somewhat” off deep statistical lows in a effort to stabilize resent selling. Key Daily Pivot (5968.00) will be the bogey or “bogeyman” for bulls to overcome and convert. IF successful, THEN plenty of room to recover price higher, with initial range targets measuring 6006 – 6036 zone.
CD2 Range High = 6002.00 CD2 Range Low = 5782.00 CD2 Range Avg = 181..00
Scenario 1: IF price holds bid above 5968, THEN upside targets 6006 – 6036 zone.
Scenario 2: IF price holds offer below 5968, THEN downside targets 5910 – 5860 zone.
Range Projections and Key Levels (NQ) March 19 (H) Contract
HOD ATR Range Projection: 6036.00; LOD ATR Range Projection: 5748.00; Cycle Day 1 Low: 5888.75; 3 Day Central Pivot: 6140.00; 3 Day Cycle Target: 6054.00; 10 Day Average True Range: 216.00; VIX: 35.00
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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