In Europe, at midday, London flat. Paris flat. Frankfurt +0.2%.
Futures at 6:20, Dow flat. S&P flat. Nasdaq +0.2%. Crude -0.4% to $52.02. Gold -0.5% to $1305.50.
Ten-year Treasury Yield flat at 2.22%
8:55 Redbook Chain Store Sales
9:00 S&P Corelogic Case-Shiller Home Price Index
9:30 Fed’s Mester Speech
10:00 New Home Sales
10:00 Consumer Confidence
10:00 Richmond Fed Mfg.
10:00 State Street Investor Confidence Index
10:30 Fed’s Reserve Gov. Lael Brainard speech
12:30 PM Fed’s Bostic Speech
12:45 PM Janet Yellen speech
1:00 PM Results of $26B, 2-Year Note Auction
Indexes retreated in prior session as overseas tensions and Tech Sector sell-down pressured prices to support levels before recovering into settlement.
Today is Cycle Day 1 (CD1)…Normal is for decline with average measuring 2485.75. Prior session’s low was 2485, as such it’s possible that becomes secure low. Today’s action may resolve this possibility. Bulls need to convert 3 Day Central Pivot (2498.25) to support otherwise sellers may become more aggressive.
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: December 2017 (Z) 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 bulls can convert 2498 – 2500 zone to upper support, THEN upside initially measures 2505, followed by 2507.50.
Scenario 2: IF bears can convert 2492 to lower resistance, THEN test of 2485 low becomes the objective.
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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