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Credit Suisse (CS) shares plunged 18% premarket to a record low today after the bank’s top shareholder ruled out offering further financial assistance to the lender. Saudi National Bank Chairman Ammar Al Khudairy cited regulatory concerns as the reason behind not being open to injecting more capital into the bank. Credit Suisse disclosed a material weakness in its reporting procedures yesterday, which led to concerns over the bank’s internal controls.
***Written Tuesday evening for Wednesday’s trading for contribution to MrTopStep’s “The Opening Print” publication.
Prior Session was Cycle Day 1 (CD1): Price established a cycle low @ 3885 during a volatile CPI release. Once the market stabilized, firm bids pushed price higher to fulfill key 3-Day Cycle Target @ 3960, as well as Target Master (3965 – 3970) Zonal Target. Reversal Selloff during the afternoon session retested the morning breakout with a final Market On Close $4.3 Billion Buy Imbalance. Prior range was 87 handles on 2.213M contracts exchanged.
…Transition from Cycle Day 1 to Cycle Day 2
This leads us into Cycle Day 2 (CD2): Normal for CD2 would be for some consolidation of previous volatile session. BUT…Overnight trade has price cascading lower on negative Credit Suisse news. Pre-RTH price has fulfilled lower extreme target zone (3890 – 3880) as well as Cycle Day 1 Low (3885). As such, scenarios to consider for today’s trading.
Bull Scenario: Price sustains a bid above 3885, initially targets 3900 – 3910 zone.
Bear Scenario: Price sustains an offer below 3885, initially targets 3855 – 3845 zone.
PVA High Edge = 3965 PVA Low Edge = 3925 Prior POC = 3951
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Range Projections and Key Levels (ES) June 2023 (M) Contract
Nasdaq 100 (NQ)
Prior Session was Cycle Day 1 (CD1): Price established a cycle low @ 12032 during a volatile CPI release.Prior range was 324 handles on 639k contracts exchanged.
…Transition from Cycle Day 1 to Cycle Day 2
This leads us into Cycle Day 2 (CD2): Normal for CD2 would be for some consolidation of previous volatile session. BUT…Overnight trade has price cascading lower on negative Credit Suisse news. As such, scenarios to consider for today’s trading.
Bull Scenario: IF Bulls sustains bid above 12100, THEN initial upside estimate targets 12175– 12185 zone.
Bear Scenario: IF Bears sustains offer below 12100, THEN initial downside estimate targets 12040 – 12030 zone.
PVA High Edge = 12325 PVA Low Edge = 12177 Prior POC = 12262
Range Projections and Key Levels (NQ) June 2023 (M) Contract
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