Dow futures retained their edge overnight as President Biden announced an agreement on a bipartisan infrastructure plan. Contracts linked to the index climbed 0.3%, though the other averages weren’t far behind, with the S&P 500 inching up 0.1% and Nasdaq ahead by 0.2%. The upward movement is a stark change from last week’s FOMC induced selloff, with all three indexes heading into today’s session up 2.4% for the week.
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Prior Session was Cycle Day 1 (CD1): Aberrant CD1 as price continued it’s upward trek to new all-time high. Range was 32 handles on light volume…852k contracts exchanged.
…Transition from Cycle Day 1 to Cycle Day 2
This leads us into Cycle Day 2 (CD2): Normal for CD2 is for some consolidation of recent gains, with an upside skew. Initial 3 Day Cycle objective (4261.50) has been fulfilled. As such, estimated scenarios to consider for today’s trading.
1.) Price sustains a bid above 4264, initially targets 4271 – 4281 zone.
2.) Price sustains an offer below 4264, initially targets 4250 – 4240 zone.
*****3 Day Cycle has a 91% probability of fulfilling Positive Cycle Statistic covering 12 years of recorded tracking history.
PVA High Edge = 4259 PVA Low Edge = 4253 Prior POC = 4256
Range Projections and Key Levels (ES) Sept 2021 (U) Contract
Nasdaq 100 (NQ)
Today is Cycle Day 2 (CD2)…Price has fulfilled it’s initial 3 Day Cycle objective (14355) and pre-RTH trading within prior value zone. Prior range was 152 handles on 405k contracts exchanged. As such, there are two estimated scenarios to consider for today’s trading.
PVA High Edge = 14392 PVA Low Edge = 14338 Prior POC = 14353
Bull Scenario: IF Bulls sustain a bid above 14355, THEN initial upside estimate targets 14420 – 14432 zone.
Bear Scenario: IF Bears sustain an offer below 14355, THEN initial downside estimate targets 14332 – 14320 zone.
Range Projections and Key Levels (NQ) Sept 2021 (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.
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