U.S. stock futures are marginally lower as investors await official domestic GDP data and another batch of corporate earnings to wrap up the week. Economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal estimate GDP rose at a 2.5% annual rate for the quarter, which would mark the economy’s strongest January-March performance in four years.
In Asia, Japan -0.22%. Hong Kong +0.19%. China -1.20%. India +0.97%.
In Europe, at midday, London -0.26%. Paris flat. Frankfurt +0.09%.
Futures at 6:20, Dow -0.13%. S&P -0.09%. Nasdaq +0.11%. Crude -1.86% to $64. Gold +0.25%to $1,282.90. Bitcoin -1.5% to $5380.
Ten-year Treasury Yield -1.2bps to 2.522%
(Source: Seeking Alpha)
Today is Cycle Day 3 …Price is currently trading beneath the Cycle Day 1 Low (2927.75) and will need to tic above this level to fulfill Positive 3 Day Cycle Statistic. Overhead resistance is marked at 2935 handle with 2915 marked as lower support.
CD3 Range High = 2940.00 CD3 Range Low = 2904.00 CD3 Range Avg = 28.00
Scenario 1: IF Bulls hold bid above 2924, THEN initial upside target measures 2928 – 2931 zone. Next higher target measures 2934 – 2936 zone.
Scenario 2: IF Bears hold offer below 2924, THEN initial downside target measures 2914 – 2904.00 zone.
Range Projections and Key Levels (ES) June (M) Contract
Nasdaq 100 (NQ)
Today is Cycle Day 3…Positive 3 Day Cycle has been fulfilled with the NAZ as technology company earnings continue to have a whip-sawing effect on this future. Price action is appearing a bit more “toppy” with 60 minute H&S Pattern developing. Today is a”wild-card” for direction.
CD3 Range High = 7835.00 CD3 Range Low = 7757.00 CD3 Range Avg = 86.00
Scenario 1: IF Bulls hold bid above 7796, THEN initial upside potential targets 7816 – 7820 3 Day Central Pivot Zone. Conversion of this zone opens skylight targeting 7835 – 7842 upper CD3 Range Zone.
Scenario 2: IF Bears hold offer below 7796, THEN initial downside targets 7757 – 7750 lower CD3 Range Zone.
Range Projections and Key Levels (NQ) June (M) 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.
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