In Europe, at midday, London -0.5%. Paris -0.2%. Frankfurt -0.3%.
Futures at 6:20, Dow flat. S&P flat. Nasdaq -0.1%. Crude +0.2% to $66.80. Gold +0.5% to $1308.10. Bitcoin +3% to $6485.
Ten-year Treasury Yield -3 bps to 2.95%
8:30 Initial Jobless Claims
8:30 Import/Export Prices
8:30 Retail Sales
9:45 Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index
10:00 Business Inventories
10:30 EIA Natural Gas Inventory
4:30 PM Money Supply
4:30 PM Fed Balance Sheet
Today is Cycle Day 2 (CD2)…Price is rallying higher in overnight trade following late day decline in prior session which took price down to stated target zone: “Scenario 2: IF price violates and converts 2786.00, THEN downside objective measures 2774 – 2772 zone.” Overnight low measures: 2772.25…Direct Hit! Today’s recovery objective is 2783 handle.
Market Bias: Bullish
CD2 Range High = 2795.00 CD2 Range Low = 2760.50 CD2 Range Avg = 22.75
Scenario 1: IF price clears and converts 2779.50 to firm support, THEN upside initially targets 2783.50, followed by 2788 – 90 zone.
Scenario 2: IF price violates and converts 2779.50 to firm resistance, THEN downside targets retest of 2772.25.
Range Projections and Key Levels (ES) September (U) Contract
Nasdaq 100 (NQ)
Today is Cycle Day 2 (CD2)…Price is rallying higher in overnight trade following late day decline in prior session which took price down to stated target zone: “Scenario 2: IF price violates and converts 7230.25, THEN downside objective measures 7217.50 – 7207.50 zone.” Overnight low measures: 7205.25…Direct Hit! Today’s recovery objective is 7242 handle.
Market Bias: Bullish
CD2 Range High = 7256.50 CD2 Range Low = 7191.50 CD2 Range Avg = 51.00
Scenario 1: IF price clears and converts 7232.75 to firm support, THEN upside initially targets 7242.75, followed by 7248 – 7256 zone.
Scenario 2: IF price violates and converts 7232.75 to firm resistance, THEN downside targets retest of 7205.25.
Range Projections and Key Levels (NQ) September (U) 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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