Trade Strategy 2.8.18

Markets

In Asia, Japan -1.1%. Hong Kong +0.4%. China -1.4%. India +1%
In Europe, at midday, London -0.8%. Paris -1%. Frankfurt -1.4%
Futures at 6:20, Dow -0.2%. S&P -0.2%. Nasdaq -0.1%. Crude -0.9% to $61.26. Gold -0.1% to $1313.70. Bitcoin +11.9% to $8483. 
Ten-year Treasury Yield flat at 2.83%

(Source: Seeking Alpha)

Economic Calendar

8:30 Initial Jobless Claims
9:45 Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index
10:30 EIA Natural Gas Inventory
1:00 PM Results of $16B, 30-Year Note Auction
4:30 PM Money Supply
4:30 PM Fed Balance Sheet

S&P 500 (ES)

Today is Cycle Day 3 (CD3)…Price action continues to work on stabilizing near the 3 Day Central Pivot (2660.00) and previous close (2667.00). Expectation today is for continued elevated wide range volatility within the current ATR Range (2703 – 2620).

Scenario 1: IF price converts PC ( 2667.00) to solid support, THEN upside potential measures 2688..2703..2736.

Scenario 2: IF price fails to hold PC (2667.00) and subsequently violates and converts 2640 handle, THEN downside potential measures 2620…2600..2585.

HOD  ATR Range Projection: 2703.54; LOD ATR Range Projection: 2620.96; Cycle Day 1 Low: 2823.50; 3 Day Central Pivot: 2660.75; 3 Day Cycle Target: 2700.00; 10 Day Average True Range 58.29 ; VIX: 28.84

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Nasdaq 100 (NQ)

Today is Cycle Day 3 (CD3)…Price rallied in prior session reaching 6717 target outlined prior DTS Briefing 2.7.18Scenario 1: IF price clears and converts 6678, THEN upside targets 6695 – 6717 zone.”  Initial support is now marked @ 6500 handle.

Scenario 1: IF price converts PC (6545.25) to solid support, THEN upside targets 6640, follows by 6717 – 6748 CD3 Penetration Zone.

Scenario 2: Failure to hold PC (6545.25), THEN downside test of 6500 comes into play…Violation of this level opens door down to 6422 – 6391 CD3 Violation Zone.

Range Projections and Key Levels (NQ)

HOD  ATR Range Projection: 6649.50; LOD ATR Range Projection: 6438.00; Cycle Day 1 Low: 6884.75; 3 Day Central Pivot: 6565.00; 3 Day Cycle Target: 6636.00; 10 Day Average True Range: 159.00; VIX: 28.84

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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!

Good Trading…David

“Knowing is not enough, We must APPLY. Willing is not enough, We must DO.” –Bruce Lee

*****This trade strategy report is disseminated for “education only” and should not be viewed in any way as a recommendation to buy or sell futures products.”

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