Traders appear to be betting on a better October for the market as futures rally against the backdrop of stimulus talks and the signing of a stopgap bill to avoid a U.S. government shutdown. Dow and S&P 500 futures are ahead by 1%, while contracts tied to the Nasdaq are 1.2% higher, following a session yesterday that ended in the green.
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Prior Session was Cycle Day 1 (CD1): As with recent CD1 sessions, price declined and established early session low (3291.25) at which time this cycle’s rally began. Price closed mid-range of session. Range was 92.75 handles on 2.105M contracts exchanged.
…Transition from Cycle Day 1 to Cycle Day 2
This leads us into Cycle Day 2 (CD2): Price is currently continuing in rally-mode, trading at prior high (3384). Clearing and converting this level targets CD2 projected Penetration Level (3400.50). As such, there are two scenarios to consider for today’s trading.
1.) Price sustains a bid above 3384, initially targeting 3396 – 3400 zone.
2.) Price sustains an offer below 3384, initially targeting 3370 – 3365 zone.
*****3 Day Cycle has a 91% probability of fulfilling Positive Statistic covering 12 years of recorded tracking history.
PVA High Edge = 3370 PVA Low Edge = 3337 Prior POC = 3360
Range Projections and Key Levels (ES) December 2020 (Z) Contract
Nasdaq 100 (NQ)
Today is Cycle Day 3 (CD3)…Price is currently trading above prior session’s range, extending this cycle’s rally targeting 11612 CD2 Penetration Level. As such, there are two scenarios to consider for today’s trading:
PVA High Edge = 11471 PVA Low Edge = 10327 Prior POC = 11458
Bull Scenario: IF Bulls sustain a bid above 11525, THEN initial upside estimate targets 11600 – 11612 zone.
Bear Scenario: IF Bears sustain an offer below 11525, THEN initial downside estimate targets 11500 – 11485 zone.
Range Projections and Key Levels (NQ) December 2020 (Z) 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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