Nasdaq futures are down 0.8% on the warning from Apple, though the shockwaves weren’t limited to the tech sector, with Dow and S&P 500 futures falling back 0.5%.
Apple slipped 3.3% premarket after becoming the first major U.S. company to say it won’t meet its revenue projections for the current quarter due to the coronavirus outbreak
In Asia, Japan -1.4%. Hong Kong -1.5%. China +0.1%. India -0.4%.
In Europe, at midday, London -1%. Paris -0.5%. Frankfurt -0.8%.
Futures at 6:20, Dow -0.5%. S&P -0.5%. Nasdaq -0.8%. Crude -1.1% to $51.46. Gold +0.3% to $1590.50. Bitcoin -0.9% to $9728.
Ten-year Treasury Yield -5 bps to 1.54%
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Today is Cycle Day 3 (CD3)…During GLOBEX Session price has declined an average CD3 Range of 30 handles retesting the CD1 Low (3365.25), fulfilling Cycle Statistic.
With the shortened holiday prior session, trading desks will be fully staffed today, so how the RTH Session responds and in particular the Tech Sector will be critical test of bull’s resolve.
Range High = 3385.00 Range Low = 3354.00 CD3 Range Avg = 30.00
Bull Scenario: IF Bulls hold bid above 3365, THEN initial upside targets 3372 – 3375 zone.
Bear Scenario: IF Bears hold offer below 3365, THEN initial downside targets 3355 – 3350 zone.
Range Projections and Key Levels (ES) March 2020 (H) Contract
Nasdaq 100 (NQ)
Today is Cycle Day 3 (CD3)…During GLOBEX Session price has declined 153 handles from CD2 high (9687.50) exceeding the CD1 Low (9588). How RTH Session responds to the Apple news will be a critical test of bull’s resolve.
CD3 Range High = 9642.00 CD3 Range Low = 9514.00 CD3 Range Avg = 109.00
Bull Scenario: IF Bulls hold bid above 9562, THEN initial upside targets 9588 – 9595 zone.
Bear Scenario: IF Bears hold offer below 9562, THEN initial downside targets 9535 – 9527 zone.
Range Projections and Key Levels (NQ) March 2020 (H) Contract
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