With political risks receding across the globe, Wall Street is pointing to broad opening gains. DJIA futures are up 209 points, while S&P 500 and Nasdaq futures are ahead by 0.9% and 1.2%, respectively. Bets on deeper Fed rate cuts are also growing following yesterday’s grim ISM reading of factory activity in the U.S., which showed the first contraction for the manufacturing sector in three years.
In Asia, Japan +0.2%. Hong Kong +3.9%. China +0.9%. India +0.4%.
In Europe, at midday, London +0.3%. Paris +1%. Frankfurt +0.9%.
Futures at 6:20, Dow +0.8%. S&P +0.9%. Nasdaq +1.2%. Crude +0.6% to $54.25. Gold -0.5%to $1547.90. Bitcoin +1.6% to $10471.
Ten-year Treasury Yield +3 bps to 1.49%
(Source: Seeking Alpha) https://seekingalpha.com/
Economic Calendar https://www.investing.com/economic-calendar/
8:55Redbook Chain Store Sales
9:30Fed’s Williams Speech
10:00Fed’s Kaplan: Monetary Policy
12:30 PMFed’s Bowman Speech
12:30 PMFed’s Bullard Speech
1:00 PMFed’s Kashkari: Economic Outlook
2:00 PMFed’s Beige Book
Today is Cycle Day 3 …Price is nearing this cycle’s 2939 objective in pre-RTH trade breaking above 2920 – 2925 “key resistance”. Bulls now must keep bid above this zone and continue pressing the auction higher. Violation and conversion of 2920 would warrant a reassessment.
CD3 Range High = 2939.50 CD3 Range Low = 2912.25 CD3 Range Avg = 38.00
Scenario 1: IF Bulls hold bid above 2924, THEN initial upside targets 2940 – 2948 zone.
Scenario 2: IF Bears hold offer below 2924, THEN initial downside targets 2917 – 2910 zone.
Range Projections and Key Levels (ES) September (U) Contract
Nasdaq 100 (NQ)
Today is Cycle Day 3…Price has extended above prior high and fulfilled 7717 CD3 Penetration Level. Pullback support is marked at 7676.
CD3 Range High = 7741.00 CD3 Range Low = 7671.00 CD3 Range Avg = 133.00
Scenario 1: IF Bulls hold bid above 7688, THEN initial upside potential targets 7717 – 7727 zone.
Scenario 2: IF Bears hold offer below 7688, THEN initial downside targets 7676 – 7666 zone.
Range Projections and Key Levels (NQ) September (U) Contract
HOD ATR Range Projection: 7728.00; LOD ATR Range Projection: 7610.00; Cycle Day 1 Low: 7580.00; 3 Day Central Pivot: 7651.00; 3 Day Cycle Target: 7758.00; 10 Day Average True Range: 119.50; VIX: 18.00
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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