The conflict in Ukraine is roiling many sectors across the globe, with investors fearing contagion in all parts of the market. Stock index futures in the U.S. dropped precipitously overnight, with contracts linked to the Dow and S&P 500 off 2.5%, while the Nasdaq slid over 3%. Equities in Europe are doing worse, with the Euro Stoxx 50 plunging 5% after bourses posted earlier losses across Asia
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Prior Session was Cycle Day 3 (CD3): Markets continued their slide as “risk-off” theme builds momentum with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Prior range was 133 handles on 1.836M contracts exchanged.
…Transition from Cycle Day 3 to Cycle Day 1
This leads us into Cycle Day 1 (CD1): Today begins a new cycle, with the Average Decline measuring 4315, which is more than in-place. with markets down more than 2.50%. Markets will be in search of price stabilization and balance today. Volatility Index (VIX) has spiked to 37…So it is imperative to reassess your trading risk accordingly. As such, estimated scenarios to consider for today’s trading.
1.) Price sustains a bid above 4140, initially targets 4160 – 4165 zone.
2.) Price sustains an offer below 4140, initially targets 4105 – 4100 zone.
*****3 Day Cycle has a 91% probability of fulfilling Positive Cycle Statistics covering 12 years of recorded tracking history.
PVA High Edge = 4294 PVA Low Edge = 4216 Prior POC = 4225
Range Projections and Key Levels (ES) March 2022 (H) Contract
Nasdaq 100 (NQ)
Today is Cycle Day 1 (CD1)…Price has exceeded all downside cycle zones during overnight trade activity, as Tech Index is down > 3%. Risk-Off continues to be the dominant theme. Markets will be searching for price stabilization throughout an expected volatile session.Prior range was 598 handles on 703k contracts exchanged. As such, there are two estimated scenarios to consider for today’s trading.
Bull Scenario: IF Bulls sustain a bid above 13150, THEN initial upside estimate targets 13282 – 13472 zone.
Bear Scenario: IF Bears sustain an offer below 13150, THEN initial downside estimate targets 13072– 13025 zone.
PVA High Edge = 14036 PVA Low Edge = 13689 Prior POC = 13962
Range Projections and Key Levels (NQ) March 2022 (H) 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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