8:30 Durable Goods
8:30 Initial Jobless Claims
9:45 PMI Composite Flash
10:00 New Home Sales
10:00 Consumer Sentiment
10:30 EIA Petroleum Inventories
12:00 PM EIA Natural Gas Inventory
1:00 PM Baker-Hughes Rig Count
2:00 PM FOMC Minutes
***Written Tuesday evening for Wednesday’s trading for contribution to MrTopStep’s “The Opening Print” publication.
Prior Session was Cycle Day 1 (CD1): Pre-Thanksgiving Holiday “THIN2WIN” Trend Day Up. Prior range was 67 handles on 1.110M contracts exchanged.
…Transition from Cycle Day 1 to Cycle Day 2
This leads us into Cycle Day 2 (CD2): Normal for CD2 is for some back n fill consolidation to work off prior session trend up. Bulls are firmly in-control ahead of the holiday shortened session. BIG “event” for today is FOMC Minutes release, so market reaction may ensue. As such, estimated scenarios to consider for today’s trading.
Bull Scenario: Price sustains a bid above 4000, initially targets 4020 – 4025 zone.
Bear Scenario: Price sustains an offer below 4000, initially targets 3980 – 3975 zone.
PVA High Edge = 4012 PVA Low Edge = 3978 Prior POC = 4009
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Range Projections and Key Levels (ES) December 2022 (Z) Contract
Nasdaq 100 (NQ)
Today is Cycle Day 2 (CD2)…Normal for CD2 is for some back n fill consolidation to work off prior session trend up. Bulls are firmly in-control ahead of the holiday shortened session. BIG “event” for today is FOMC Minutes release, so market reaction may ensue. As such, there are two estimated scenarios to consider for today’s trading.
Bull Scenario: IF Bulls sustains bid above 11750, THEN initial upside estimate targets 11790– 11800 zone.
Bear Scenario: IF Bears sustains offer below 11750, THEN initial downside estimate targets 11700 – 11650 zone.
PVA High Edge = 11760 PVA Low Edge = 11608 Prior POC = 11698
Range Projections and Key Levels (NQ) December 2022 (Z) Contract
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