In Europe, at midday, London -0.8%. Paris -1.3%. Frankfurt -0.7%.
Futures at 6:20, Dow -0.2%. S&P -0.4%. Nasdaq -0.9%. Crude +0.1% to $49.11. Gold +0.4% to $1264.50.
Ten-year Treasury Yield +2 bps to 2.33%
Failure to push above 2479 “key resistance” with subsequent break of 2474 as outlined in prior DTS Briefing 7.27.17 opened the door for a rare sharp mid-day selloff which reached 2461 cycle range target.
Today is Cycle Day 1 (CD1)…Average Decline which normally would be expected on CD1 occurred in prior CD3 session. This creates a scenario of testing 2461.50 low for surety. Failure to find a secure low at this level opens door for further decline targeting 2449.50.
STAY NIMBLE and ALWAYS USE PROTECTIVE STOPS.
Range Projections and Key Levels
**Note: The odds highlighted are NOT predictions or trade recommendations, rather a guide based upon historical observed occurrences.
Today’s Hypotheses: September 2017 (U) Contract
*****The levels outlined below are more general framework within a larger range…They are to be used are reference prices from which to consider trade opportunities, not hard trade levels.
Scenario 1: Price will need to clear and convert 2468 handle to have potential of a secure low at 2161.50. If converted to upper support, THEN upside retracement targets 2474.
Scenario 2: Failure to convert 2468 with subsequent violation and conversion of PL (2461.50) to lower resistance, opens trap door for bears to push for 2449.50 handle.
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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