The Bank of England is expected to cut its benchmark interest rate today to a new low in its 322-year history, as part of a package to cushion a likely post-Brexit downturn. Governor Mark Carney will present the central bank’s latest policies and forecasts at a press conference scheduled for 7:30 a.m. ET and may unveil additional stimulus options as Britain’s economy teeters on the brink of recession. The BoE’s benchmark rate has been at 0.5% since early 2009.
In Asia, Japan +1.1% to 16255. Hong Kong +0.4% to 21832. China +0.1% to 2982. India +0.1% to 27714.
In Europe, at midday, London -0.1%. Paris +0.4%. Frankfurt +0.7%.
Futures at 6:20, Dow flat. S&P flat. Nasdaq -0.1%. Crude -0.8% to $40.50. Gold -0.6% to $1357.
Ten-year Treasury Yield flat at 1.54%
(Source: Seeking Alpha)
Chain Store Sales
7:30 Challenger Job-Cut Report
8:30 Initial Jobless Claims
8:30 Gallup Good Jobs Rate
9:45 Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index
10:00 Factory Orders
10:30 EIA Natural Gas Inventory
4:30 Money Supply
4:30 Fed Balance Sheet
Buyers returned in prior session as Cycle Day 2 unfolded near perfectly as early pullback held higher bid and rebound rally continued as price settled near high of day. In overnight trade price held 2156 (key support) and is currently higher, trading at 2163 handle.
Today is Cycle Day 3 (CD3)…This Cycle has been text-book…CD1 (decline)…CD2 (consolidation and rally)…CD3 (continuation of rally) for Positive 3 Day Cycle.
Range Projections and Key Levels: Sept (U) Contract
**Note: The odds highlighted are NOT predictions or trade recommendations, rather a guide based upon historical observed occurrences.
Today’s Hypotheses: September (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: IF price clears and converts PH (2158.25), THEN 1st upside objective is to reach 2165 handle, followed by 2168 and 2172.
Scenario 2: Price is currently above PH (2158.25) in overnight trade…Reversal and conversion of this level back to resistance would increase potential for sellers to regain control. Should this occur downside levels to be mindful of are 2153.50…2151.75…2149.50.
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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