Global markets along with US futures for the Dow Jones, S&P 500, NASDAQ and Russell 2000 were a sea of red on Thursday, after the Federal Reserve, on Wednesday, lowered expectations for economic growth over the rest of the year.
Treasuries advanced, the dollar’s rebound stalled—though at time of writing that appeared to be back on track, gold dropped, and oil slid.
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Prior Session was Cycle Day 1 (CD1): Normal CD1 as price put in late session low at 3365.50 CD1 Average Decline Objective. Range was 30.25 (10-day avg) handles on 1.333K contracts traded.
…Transition from Cycle Day 1 to Cycle Day 2
This leads us into Cycle Day 2 (CD2): Price has continued prior session decline pushing down to 3344.75 CD2 Range parameter, where it found buyers and has since bounced back to 3365.50 CD1 Low. Price is below prior Value Zone so today we have two scenarios to consider for today’s trading.
1.) Price sustains a bid above 3365, initially targeting 3375 – 3380 zone.
2.) Price sustains an offer below 3365, initially targeting 3355 – 3350 zone.
*****3 Day Cycle has a 91% probability of fulfilling Positive Statistic covering 12 years of recorded tracking history.
PVA High Edge = 3394 PVA Low Edge = 3380 Prior POC = 3390
Range Projections and Key Levels (ES) September 2020 (U) Contract
Nasdaq 100 (NQ)
Today is Cycle Day 2 (CD2)…Price has recovered overnight losses and is trading back above 11299 CD1 Low. Range was 139 handles on 404K contracts traded. Price is below prior Value Zone so today we have two scenarios to consider:
PVA High Edge = 11430 PVA Low Edge = 11355 Prior POC = 11420
Bull Scenario: IF Bulls sustain a bid above 11300, THEN initial upside estimate targets 11320 – 11330 3 Day Central Pivot Zone.
Bear Scenario: IF Bears sustain an offer below 11300, THEN initial downside estimate targets 11265 – 11245 zone.
Range Projections and Key Levels (NQ) September 2020 (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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