Equities rose across the globe overnight, with Hang Seng climbing 1.7% to lead gains in Asia, the Europe Stoxx 50 up by 1% and DJIA futures pointing to another 100-point advance at the open. A surprise jobs number on Friday saw American employers add 128K jobs in October – comfortably beating an estimate of 89K – adding to the upbeat market sentiment.
In Asia, Japan closed. Hong Kong +1.7%. China +0.6%. India +0.3%.
In Europe, at midday, London +1.1%. Paris +1.2%. Frankfurt +1.2%.
Futures at 6:20, Dow +0.5%. S&P +0.5%. Nasdaq +0.7%. Crude +1% to $56.77. Gold +0.1% to $1512.70. Bitcoin +0.7% to $9244.
Ten-year Treasury Yield +3 bps to 1.75%
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Today is Cycle Day 1 (CD1)…Normal is for a decline measuring 3024.25. Average Range for CD1 is 40.50 handles. Odds of decline > 10 handles = 73% Odds of decline > 20 = 44%
CD1 Range High = 3105.50 CD1 Range Low = 3039.50 CD1 Range Avg = 40.50
Scenario 1: IF Bulls hold bid above 3065, THEN initial upside targets 3074.50 – 3079.75 CD1 Penetration Zone. zone.
Scenario 2: IF Bears hold offer below 3065, THEN initial downside targets 3056.50 – 3053 ATR Range Low. Zone.
Range Projections and Key Levels (ES) December 2019 (Z) Contract
HOD ATR Range Projection: 3088.50; LOD ATR Range Projection: 3056.50; 3 Day Central Pivot: 3044.25; 3 Day Cycle Target: 3115.50; 10 Day Average True Range 23.69; VIX: 12.64
Nasdaq 100 (NQ)
Today is Cycle Day 1 (CD1)…Normal is for a decline measuring 8034.50. Average Range for CD1 is 132.25 handles. Odds of decline > 20 handles = 75% Odds of decline > 25 = 67%
CD1 Range High =8296.50 CD1 Range Low = 8086.00 CD1 Range Avg = 132.25
Scenario 1: IF Bulls hold bid above 8168, THEN initial upside targets 8189 – 8221.50 CD1 Penetration Zone.
Scenario 2: IF Bears hold offer below 8168, THEN initial downside targets 8136.50 – 8125.50 ATR Range Low Zone.
Range Projections and Key Levels (NQ) December 2019 (Z) Contract
HOD ATR Range Projection: 8245.75; LOD ATR Range Projection: 8136.50; 3 Day Central Pivot: 8106.25; 3 Day Cycle Target: 8329.50; 10 Day Average True Range: 81.73; VIX: 12.64
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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