U.S. stock index futures inched up 0.28% overnight after the market’s S&P 500 hit a fresh record high.
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Tuesday’s Session was Cycle Day 2 (CD2): Textbook Taylor CD2 as price successfully tested CD1 Low during RTH Session, at which time this cycle’s rally took firm hold, fulfilling 3705…3 Day Cycle Objective. Range was 43.75 handles on 1.047M contracts exchanged.
…Transition from Cycle Day 2 to Cycle Day 3
This leads us into Cycle Day 3 (CD3): Core cycle objectives have been fulfilled. As such, with price being at all-time highs, there is increased potential for a pullback/decline developing. We’ll mark today’s CD3 as a “wild-card”, as there is plenty of room for down side should profit-taking unfold. Likewise, there is further upside potential targeting Penetration Levels. There are two estimated scenarios to consider for today’s trading.
1.) Price sustains a bid above 3703, initially targets 3713 – 3718 zone.
2.) Price sustains an offer below 3703, initially targets 3693 – 3683 zone.
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PVA High Edge = 3707 PVA Low Edge = 3683 Prior POC = 3703
Range Projections and Key Levels (ES) December 2020 (Z) Contract
Nasdaq 100 (NQ)
Today is Cycle Day 2 (CD2)…Price is trading above prior value zone during overnight activity. Prior Range was 150.50 handles on 357k contracts exchanged. As such, there are two estimated scenarios to consider for today’s trading.
PVA High Edge = 12600 PVA Low Edge = 12530 Prior POC = 12563
Bull Scenario: IF Bulls sustain a bid above 12630, THEN initial upside estimate targets 12658 – 12675 zone.
Bear Scenario: IF Bears sustain an offer below 12630, THEN initial downside estimate targets 12600 – 12585 zone.
Range Projections and Key Levels (NQ) December 2020 (Z) Contract
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