Trade Strategy 9.11.18

Markets
 
In Asia, Japan +1.26%. Hong Kong -0.72%. China -0.18%. India -1.34%
In Europe, at midday, London -0.65%. Paris -0.13%. Frankfurt -0.50%
Futures at 6:20, Dow -0.42%. S&P -0.26%. Nasdaq -0.28%. Crude +0.09%to $67.60. Gold -0.07% to $1,199. Bitcoin +0.81% to $6,346. 
Ten-year Treasury Yield +1.8 bps to 2.957%.
 
(Source: Seeking Alpha)
 
Economic Calendar

http://mam.econoday.com/

6:00 NFIB Small Business Optimism Index
8:55 Redbook Chain Store Sales
10:00 Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey
10:00 Wholesale Trade
1:00 PM Results of $35B, 3-Year Note Auction

S&P 500

Today is Cycle Day 2 (CD2)…Overnight bounce failed to get traction and price has fallen back down trading below prior value area and testing 2873 Cycle Day 1 Low. Violation and conversion of this level opens door to 2866.50 range low.

CD2 Range High = 2893.75          CD2 Range Low = 2862.50         CD2 Range Avg = 22.50

Scenario 1: IF price holds bid above 2880 handle, THEN upside targets 2885 – 2890 zone.

Scenario 2: IF price holds offer below 2880 handle, THEN downside targets 2873 – 2870 zone, followed by 2866.50 – 2861 CD2 range extremes

Range Projections and Key Levels (ES) September (U) Contract

HOD  ATR Range Projection: 2890.00; LOD ATR Range Projection: 2866.50; Cycle Day 1 Low: 2873.25; 3 Day Central Pivot: 2878.25; 3 Day Cycle Target: 2900.00; 10 Day Average True Range 18.50; VIX: 14.31

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Nasdaq 100 (NQ)

Today is Cycle Day 2 (CD2)…Overnight bounce failed to hold and price has faded back into prior session value area. Violation and conversion of 7430 opens door to deeper decline.

CD2 Range High = 7518.25         CD2 Range Low = 7400.00          CD2 Range Avg = 87.00

Scenario 1: IF price holds bid above 7440 handle, THEN upside targets 7460 – 7467 zone.

Scenario 2: IF price holds offer below 7440 handle, THEN downside targets test of 7414.00 Cycle Day 1 Low. 

Range Projections and Key Levels (NQ) September (U) Contract

HOD  ATR Range Projection: 7514.50; LOD ATR Range Projection: 7403.50; Cycle Day 1 Low: 7414.00; 3 Day Central Pivot: 7454.25; 3 Day Cycle Target: 7477.50; 10 Day Average True Range: 83.00; VIX: 14.31

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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!

Good Trading…David

“Knowing is not enough, We must APPLY. Willing is not enough, We must DO.” –Bruce Lee

*****This trade strategy report is disseminated for “education only” and should not be viewed in any way as a recommendation to buy or sell futures products.”

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