The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq scored fresh record highs yesterday as Chinese workers and factories gradually returned to business, while new coronavirus statistics showed signs that the disease was slowing.
In Asia, Japan closed. Hong Kong +1.3%. China +0.4%. India +0.6%.
In Europe, at midday, London +0.8%. Paris +0.5%. Frankfurt +0.8%.
Futures at 6:20, Dow +0.3%. S&P +0.3%. Nasdaq +0.4%. Crude +1.4% to $50.26. Gold -0.5% to $1571. Bitcoin -0.7% to $9790.
Ten-year Treasury Yield +5 bps to 1.59%
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10:00 Powell to testify before the house financial services committee
10:00 Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey
12:15 PM Fed’s Quarles: “Bank Supervision”
1:00 PM Results of $38B, 3-Year Note Auction
1:30 PM Fed’s Bullard: U.S. Monetary and Economic Policy
2:15 PM Fed’s Kashkari Speech
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Today begins a new Cycle Day 1 (CD1), Normal is for a decline with the Average Decline measuring 3324. Average Range recorded over 20 Cycles is 31.75 handles. Odds of Decline > 10 = 73%; Odds of Decline > 20 = 44%
CD1 Range High = 3373.50 CD1 Range Low = 3340.00 CD1 Range Avg = 31.75
Note****Price closed last and in upper quartile of session range with strong momentum. Expectation is for continuation of this momentum until CD1 Penetration Zone is fulfilled which has occurred during overnight trade.
Bull Scenario: IF Bulls hold bid above 3360, THEN initial upside targets 3365 – 3368 zone
Bear Scenario: IF Bears hold offer below 3360, THEN initial downside targets 3353 – 3345 zone.
Range Projections and Key Levels (ES) March 2020 (H) Contract
Nasdaq 100 (NQ)
Today is Cycle Day 1 (CD1)…Normal is for a decline measuring 9432.00. Average Range for CD1 is 112.25 handles. Odds of decline > 20 handles = 75% Odds of decline > 25 = 67%
CD1 Range High = 9575.00 CD1 Range Low = 9524.00 CD1 Range Avg = 112.25
Bull Scenario: IF Bulls hold bid above 9560, THEN initial upside targets 9570 – 9575 zone.
Bear Scenario: IF Bears hold offer below 9560, THEN initial downside targets 9550 – 9530 zone.
Range Projections and Key Levels (NQ) March 2020 (H) Contract
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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