U.S. stock index futures are pointing to losses of 0.2% as investors take stock of last week’s rally. Analysts have warned that the upcoming earnings season could be the first quarter of contracting corporate results since 2016, with U.S. banks set to get the ball rolling later this week. Meanwhile, oil prices continue to advance, with Brent and WTI hitting fresh 2019 highs overnight ($70.62/bbl and 63.45/bbl, respectively) amid an escalation of violence in Libya, OPEC’s ongoing supply cuts, and U.S. sanctions against Iran and Venezuela.
In Asia, Japan -0.2%. Hong Kong +0.5%. China -0.1%. India -0.4%.
In Europe, at midday, London +0.1%. Paris +0.1%. Frankfurt -0.3%.
Futures at 6:20, Dow -0.2%. S&P -0.2%. Nasdaq -0.2%. Crude +0.6% to $63.45. Gold +0.4% to $1301.10 Bitcoin +1.7% to $5238.
Ten-year Treasury Yield unchanged at 2.5%
Source: Seeking Alpha
Today is Cycle Day 2 (CD2)…Price is quietly consolidating prior session’s gains within value. Key Support remains marked at the 2890 handle. Further upside targets 2908.50 3 Day Rally Objective.
CD2 Range High = 2913.00 CD2 Range Low = 2880.50 CD2 Range Avg = 33.00
Scenario 1: IF Bulls hold bid above 2898, THEN initial upside potential targets 2905 – 2908.50 3 Day Cycle Penetration Zone.
Scenario 2: IF Bears hold offer below 2898, THEN initial downside objective targets 2890 handle…Further violation targets 2885 – 2880 3 Day Central Pivot Zone.
Range Projections and Key Levels (ES) June 2019 (M) Contract
Nasdaq 100 (NQ)
Today is Cycle Day 2 (CD2)…Price is quietly consolidating prior session’s gains within value. Key Support remains marked at the 2890 handle. Further upside targets 7636.50 3 Day Rally Objective.
CD2 Range High = 7642.00 CD2 Range Low = 7563.00 CD2 Range Avg = 56.50
Scenario 1: IF Bulls hold bid above 7613, THEN initial upside potential targets 7625.50 – 7636.50 CD2 Penetration Zone.
Scenario 2: IF Bears hold offer below 7613, THEN initial downside objective targets 7580.25 – 7570 3 Day Central Pivot Zone.
Range Projections and Key Levels (NQ) June 2019 (M) 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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