The S&P 500 finished the month off 4.8%, while the Dow and the Nasdaq slipped 4.3% and 5.4%, respectively. The losses – triggered by fears of inflation, slowing growth and rising interest rates – even led the S&P 500 to notch its worst monthly performance since the pandemic took hold in March 2020.
Currents from the sea of red are also spreading outside of the U.S. Over in Asia, the Nikkei 225 closed down 2.3%, while in Europe, the pan-European STOXX 600 fell 1.5%
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Prior Session was Cycle Day 2 (CD2): Sellers were dominant and aggressive throughout the session, culminating with a huge MOC Sell $6.5 Billion quarter ending re-balance. Range was 95 handles on 2.220M contracts exchanged.
…Transition from Cycle Day 2 to Cycle Day 3
This leads us into Cycle Day 3 (CD3): Price dipped lower overnight and buyers responded within the CD3 Violation Support Zone (4271 – 4261). As of this writing (8:am) price is rallying back above PC (4298). Cycle has strong odds of recovering CD1 Low (4344.25) during RTH session, to avert a “failed cycle” . As such, estimated scenarios to consider for today’s trading.
1.) Price sustains a bid above 4310, initially targets 4330 – 4345 zone.
2.) Price sustains an offer below 4310, initially targets 4295 – 4285 zone.
*****3 Day Cycle has a 91% probability of fulfilling Positive Cycle Statistics covering 12 years of recorded tracking history.
PVA High Edge = 4350 PVA Low Edge = 4295 Prior POC = 4310
Range Projections and Key Levels (ES) December 2021 (Z) Contract
Nasdaq 100 (NQ)
Today is Cycle Day 3 (CD3)…Price is trading higher pre-RTH as buyers responded strongly from CD3 Violation Support Zone (14626 — 14597). Bulls will need to recover CD1 Low (14711) during RTH to avert a “failed” cycle. Prior range was 213 handles on 692k contracts exchanged. As such, there are two estimated scenarios to consider for today’s trading.
PVA High Edge = 14872 PVA Low Edge = 14752 Prior POC = 14808
Bull Scenario: IF Bulls sustain a bid above 14670, THEN initial upside estimate targets 14720 – 14750 zone.
Bear Scenario: IF Bears sustain an offer below 14670, THEN initial downside estimate targets 14650 – 14625 zone.
Range Projections and Key Levels (NQ) December 2021 (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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