In Europe, at midday, London +0.4%. Paris +0.3%. Frankfurt flat.
Futures at 6:20, Dow -0.2%. S&P -0.2%. Nasdaq -0.1%. Crude -0.2% to $67.93. Gold -0.8% to $1259.20. Bitcoin -0.4% to $6221.
Ten-year Treasury Yield steady at 2.88%
8:55 Redbook Chain Store Sales
9:00 S&P Corelogic Case-Shiller Home Price Index
10:00 Consumer Confidence
10:00 Richmond Fed Mfg.
10:00 State Street Investor Confidence Index
1:00 PM Results of $34B, 2-Year Note Auction
Today is Cycle Day 1 (CD1)…Normal is for a decline measuring 2715.50. Average Range for CD1 is 32.00 handles. Odds of decline > 10 handles = 72% Odds of decline > 20 = 42%
Market Bias: Bullish
CD1 Range High = 2746.50 CD1 Range Low = 2705.50 CD1 Range Avg = 32.00
Scenario 1: IF price clears and converts 2732 handle, THEN upside targets 2741.50 – 2746.50 zone.
Scenario 2: IF price violates and converts 2714 handle, THEN downside targets 2706 – 2702 zone.
Range Projections and Key Levels (ES) September (U) Contract
Nasdaq 100 (NQ)
Today is Cycle Day 1 (CD1)…Normal is for a decline measuring 7063.00. Average Range for CD1 is 106.50 handles. Odds of decline > 20 handles = 72% Odds of decline > 25 = 64%
Market Bias: Bullish
CD1 Range High = 7147.00 CD1 Range Low = 7037.50 CD1 Range Avg = 106.50
Scenario 1: IF price clears and converts 7100 handle, THEN upside targets 7130 – 7150 zone.
Scenario 2: IF price violates and converts 7040 handle, THEN downside targets 7020 – 7000 zone.
Range Projections and Key Levels (NQ) September (U) Contract
HOD ATR Range Projection: 7147.00; LOD ATR Range Projection: 6981.00; Cycle Day 1 Low: 7138.50; 3 Day Central Pivot: 7199.25; 3 Day Cycle Target: 7196.50; 10 Day Average True Range: 106.75; VIX: 17.37
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!
“Knowing is not enough, We must APPLY. Willing is not enough, We must DO.” –Bruce Lee
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