In Europe, at midday, London +0.5%. Paris closed. Frankfurt closed.
Futures at 6:20, Dow -0.2%. S&P -0.1%. Nasdaq -0.2%. Crude -1% to $67.92. Gold -0.8% to $1309.10. Bitcoin -2.4% to $9021.
Ten-year Treasury Yield +2 bps to 2.96%
Today is Cycle Day 3 (CD3)…Price failed to hold bid as bulls slipped on the soap-bar driving price lower fulfilling or exceeding lower target projections outlined in prior DTS Briefing 4.30.18. In overnight trade price is stable trading near previous close (2645.50). Average Range on CD3 = 57.25
Scenario 1: IF price holds bid above PC (2645.50), and subsequently clears and converts 2653.75, THEN upside targets 2662.75 – 2663.25 3 Day Central Pivot Zone.
Scenario 2: IF price violates and converts PC (2645.50), THEN downside targets 2631.25 – 2628 zone.
Nasdaq 100 (NQ)
Today is Cycle Day 3 (CD3)…Price failed to hold bid as bulls slipped on the soap-bar driving price lower fulfilling or exceeding lower target projections outlined in prior DTS Briefing 4.30.18. In overnight trade price is stable trading near previous close (6603.25). Average Range on CD3 = 172.35
Scenario 1: IF price holds bid above PC (6603.25), and subsequently clears and converts 6628.00, THEN upside targets 6669.50 – 6671.50 3 Day Central Pivot Zone.
Scenario 2: IF price violates and converts PC (6603.25), THEN downside targets 6577 – 6550 zone.
Range Projections and Key Levels (NQ)
HOD ATR Range Projection: 6727.50; LOD ATR Range Projection: 6492.75; Cycle Day 1 Low: 6467.25; 3 Day Central Pivot: 6670.50; 3 Day Cycle Target: 6792.00; 10 Day Average True Range: 135.22; VIX: 15.88
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.
Stay Focused…Non-Biased…Disciplined ALWAYS USE STOPS!
“Knowing is not enough, We must APPLY. Willing is not enough, We must DO.” –Bruce Lee
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