As the Fed spreads its dovish wings, the yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury dropped below 2% overnight for the first time since November 2016. The FOMC left interest rates unchanged at its monetary policy meeting on Wednesday, dropped the word “patient” from its statement and said it would “act as appropriate” to sustain the economy. The news is also boosting U.S. stock futures pre-market, with the DJIA indicating gains of 228 points at the open and the Fed Funds Futures pointing to a 100% chance of monetary policy easing in July.
Reacting to the downing of a U.S. drone over the Strait of Hormuz, oil prices spiked overnight, with WTI crude soaring 3% to over $55/bbl.
In Asia, Japan +0.6%. Hong Kong +1.2%. China +2.4%. India +1.3%.
In Europe, at midday, London +0.3%. Paris +0.6%. Frankfurt +0.9%.
Futures at 6:20, Dow +0.9%. S&P +0.9%. Nasdaq +1.2%. Crude +2.9% to $55.52. Gold +2.8% to $1386.60. Bitcoin +1.3% to $9219.
Ten-year Treasury Yield -3 bps to 1.99%
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Today is Cycle Day 3 …Cycle Objectives have been fulfilled with Positive 3 Day Rally Statistic. Price continues to rally in overnight trade exceeding CD 3 statistical Penetration Levels and making a run at all-time highs.
CD3 Range High = 2963.00 CD3 Range Low = 2936.00 CD3 Range Avg = 32.50
Scenario 1: IF Bulls hold bid above 2937, THEN upside targets 2956 – 2963 zone.
Scenario 2: IF Bears hold offer below 2937, THEN downside targets 2916 – 2912 zone.
Range Projections and Key Levels (ES) September (U) Contract
Nasdaq 100 (NQ)
Today is Cycle Day 3…Positive 3 Day Rally is in-place and price continues to rally strongly during overnight trade achieving and exceeding 7793 upper ATR Range Level.
CD3 Range High = 7798.00 CD3 Range Low = 7696.00 CD3 Range Avg = 105.50
Scenario 1: IF Bulls hold bid above 7714, THEN upside potential targets 7793 – 7798 zone.
Scenario 2: IF Bears hold offer below 7714, THEN downside targets 7655 – 7640 zone.
Range Projections and Key Levels (NQ) September (U) Contract
HOD ATR Range Projection: 7793.00; LOD ATR Range Projection: 7702.00; Cycle Day 1 Low: 7541.75; 3 Day Central Pivot: 7625.00; 3 Day Cycle Target: 7661.25; 10 Day Average True Range: 100.38; VIX: 13.76
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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