In Europe, at midday, London -0.2%. Paris -0.3%. Frankfurt -0.6%.
Futures at 6:20, Dow +0.2%. S&P +0.1%. Nasdaq +0.1%. Crude -0.4% to $56.40. Gold +0.8% to $1259.10. Bitcoin +1.7% to $16688.
Ten-year Treasury Yield +2 bps to 2.37%
8:30 Initial Jobless Claims
8:30 Import/Export Prices
8:30 Retail Sales
9:45 Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index
9:45 PMI Composite Flash
10:00 Business Inventories
10:30 EIA Natural Gas Inventory
4:30 PM Money Supply
4:30 PM Fed Balance Sheet
S&P 500 (ES)
Today is Cycle Day 1 (CD1)…New cycle begins as price reach 3 Day Cycle Target 2675.00 but failed to make further upside progress. Normal for CD1 is some magnitude decline with average measuring 2660 handle. With Fed Day behind the only big event remaining for 2017 is Friday’s Quad-Witching Options expiration.
Nasdaq 100 (NQ)
NAZ is near to notching a new all-time high but failed to do it in prior session. Bullish swing remains intact above the 6390 – 6420 3 Day Central Pivot Zone. Possible Low on CD1 measures 6391.91.
Range Projections and Key Levels (ES)
**Note: The odds highlighted are NOT predictions or trade recommendations, rather a guide based upon historical observed occurrences.
Today’s Hypotheses: March 2018 (ESH) Contract
*****The levels outlined below are more general framework within a larger range…They are to be used are reference prices from which to consider trade opportunities, not hard trade levels.
Scenario 1: IF price clears and converts 2674 handle, THEN upside expansion projects 2682 – 84 Penetration Zone.
Scenario 2: IF price violates and converts 2666.00 Central Pivot to lower resistance, THEN downside projects 2658 – 60 zone.
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.
Stay Focused…Non-Biased…Disciplined ALWAYS USE STOPS!
“Knowing is not enough, We must APPLY. Willing is not enough, We must DO.” –Bruce Lee
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