Markets (Top Stories)
***Written Tuesday evening for Wednesday’s trading for contribution to MrTopStep’s “The Opening Print” publication.
Prior Session was Cycle Day 3 (CD3): Markets fulfilled Three-Day Rally Statistic by trading above CD1 Low (4135). Once reached, prices reversed direction and the decline began in earnest, reaching lower projected objectives. Prior range was 67 handles on 1.687M contracts exchanged.
…Transition from Cycle Day 3 to Cycle Day 1
This leads us into Cycle Day 1 (CD1): The Average Decline Range Projection for CD1 is in-place at 4103 handle. Late day tech earnings yesterday provided a closing bid. For today’s session markets will need to find stabilization above prior low (4091.50). As such, scenarios to consider for today’s trading.
Bull Scenario: Price sustains a bid above 4115, initially targets 4125 – 4130 zone.
Bear Scenario: Price sustains an offer below 4115, initially targets 4095 – 4090 zone.
PVA High Edge = 4130 PVA Low Edge = 4091 Prior POC = 4103
*****The 3 Day Cycle has a 91% probability of fulfilling Positive Cycle Statistics covering 12 years of recorded tracking history.
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Range Projections and Key Levels (ES) June 2023 (M) Contract
Nasdaq 100 (NQ)
Prior Session was Cycle Day 3 (CD3): Markets fulfilled Three-Day Rally Statistic by trading above CD1 Low. Once reached prices reversed direction and the decline began in earnest, reaching lower projected range objectives. Prior range was 260 handles on 684k contracts exchanged.
…Transition from Cycle Day 3 to Cycle Day 1
This leads us into Cycle Day 1 (CD1): The Average Decline Range Projection for CD1 is in-place at 12952 handle. Late day tech earnings yesterday provided a closing bid. For today’s session markets will need to find stabilization above overnight low (12923). As such, scenarios to consider for today’s trading.
Bull Scenario: Price sustains a bid above 12940, initially targets 13020 – 13040 zone.
Bear Scenario: Price sustains an offer below 12940, initially targets 12850 – 12830 zone.
PVA High Edge = 13025 PVA Low Edge = 12878 Prior POC = 12950
Range Projections and Key Levels (NQ) June 2023 (M) Contract
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