In Asia, Japan -0.2%. Hong Kong +0.7%. China +1.9%. India -0.1%.
In Europe, at midday, London +0.5%. Paris +0.3%. Frankfurt +0.5%.
Futures at 6:20, Dow +0.5%. S&P +0.5%. Nasdaq +0.6%. Crude +0.9% to $57.48. Gold -0.2%to $1325. Bitcoin +0.9% to $3917.
Ten-year Treasury Yield flat at 2.68%
Source: Seeking Alpha
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1:30 PM Fed’s Harker: “The Future of the Federal Reserve’s Balance Sheet”
5:30 PM Fed’s Williams Speech
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Today is Cycle Day 1 (CD1)…Normal is for a decline measuring 2760.00. Average Range for CD1 is 23.75 handles. Odds of decline > 10 handles = 72% Odds of decline > 20 = 42%
Key Note: Decline which occurred in prior session Cycle Day 3 fulfilled the average downside range objective of 23.50 points or 2767.25. As such, probabilities favored price rally which has begun during GLOBEX trade.
CD1 Range High = 2795.50 CD1 Range Low = 2764.00 CD1 Range Avg = 23.75
Scenario 1: IF price holds bid above 2773, THEN initial upside targets 2785 5 day VAH and ATR (75%). Further strength above this level targets 2792.50 – 2794.00 CD1 Range High Zone.
Scenario 2: IF price holds offer below 2773, THEN initial downside targets 2766 – 2764.25 CD1 ATR Range Low Zone
Range Projections and Key Levels (ES) March 2019 (H) Contract
Nasdaq 100 (NQ)
Today is Cycle Day 1 (CD1)…Normal is for a decline measuring 7024.50 Average Range for CD1 is 54.50 handles. Odds of decline > 20 handles = 73% Odds of decline > 25 = 64%
Key Note: Downside average range objective has been fulfilled 7024.50. As such, probabilities favored price rally which has begun during GLOBEX trade.
CD1 Range High =7074.00 CD1 Range Low = 7024.50 CD1 Range Avg = 54.50
Scenario 1: IF price holds bid above 7024.50, THEN initial upside targets 7064.00 – 7073.75 CD1 Range High Zone
Scenario 2: IF price holds offer below 7024.50, THEN initial downside targets 7009.00 – 7000.00 ATR Range Low Zone.
Range Projections and Key Levels (NQ) March 2019 (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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