Dow and S&P 500 futures are up 0.5% and 0.4%, respectively, while Nasdaq futures are hugging the flatline.
8:30 International Trade in Goods (Advance)
8:30 Retail Inventories (Advance)
8:30 Wholesale Inventories (Advance)
8:30 Personal Income and Outlays
9:45 Chicago PMI
10:00 Consumer Sentiment
1:00 PM Baker-Hughes Rig Count
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Prior Session was Cycle Day 1 (CD1): Price extended gains early in the session, then settled back during the afternoon. Market on Close Buy Imbalance of $1.6B kept firm bid. Range was 33.00 handles, above the 10-day average (26) on 1.615K contracts traded.
…Transition from Cycle Day 1 to Cycle Day 2
This leads us into Cycle Day 2 (CD2): Price has marginally extended gains above prior high and has since pulled back within prior range. Normal expectation for CD2 is for some ‘back n fill’ consolidation . Price is within prior Value Zone, so there are two scenarios to consider for today’s trading.
1.) Price sustains a bid above 3485, initially targeting 3507 – 3511 zone.
2.) Price sustains an offer below 3485, initially targeting 3470 – 3465 zone.
*****3 Day Cycle has a 91% probability of fulfilling Positive Statistic covering 12 years of recorded tracking history.
PVA High Edge = 3494 PVA Low Edge = 3477 Prior POC = 3490
Range Projections and Key Levels (ES) September 2020 (U) Contract
Nasdaq 100 (NQ)
Today is Cycle Day 2 (CD2)…Prior Session’s range was 211.25 handles on 704K contracts traded. Price is within prior Value Zone so today we have two scenarios to consider:
PVA High Edge = 11998 PVA Low Edge = 11920 Prior POC = 11962
Bull Scenario: IF Bulls sustain a bid above 11960, THEN initial upside estimate targets 11990 – 12000 zone.
Bear Scenario: IF Bears sustain an offer below 11960, THEN initial downside estimate targets 11940 – 11920 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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