The stock market continued to tick higher on Thursday, and the gains held overnight, as the number of weekly jobless claims came in lower than expected. The U.S. Labor Department said there were 406,000 initial jobless claims last week, below the 425,000 figure forecast by economists. Dow Jones futures are currently ahead by 0.5%, while contracts linked to the S&P 500 and Nasdaq are up 0.4% and 0.3%, respectively.
8:30 International trade in goods (Advance)
8:30 Retail Inventories (Advance)
8:30 Wholesale Inventories (Advance)
8:30 Personal Income and Outlays
9:45 Chicago PMI
10:00 Consumer Sentiment
1:00 PM Baker-Hughes Rig Count
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Prior Session was Cycle Day 2 (CD2): Normal CD2 unfold as price consolidated throughout the session, with a final upside push into the close. Prior range was 33.75 handles on 1.157M contracts exchanged.
…Transition from Cycle Day 2 to Cycle Day 3
This leads us into Cycle Day 3 (CD3): Three-Day Cycle Objective has been fulfilled (4214.50) as upside momentum remains solidly in-place at week’s end. As such, there are two estimated scenarios to consider for today’s trading.
1.) Price sustains a bid above 4207, initially targets 4214 – 4222 zone.
2.) Price sustains an offer below 4207, initially targets 4198 – 4196 zone.
*****3 Day Cycle has a 91% probability of fulfilling Positive Statistic covering 12 years of recorded tracking history.
PVA High Edge = 4207 PVA Low Edge = 4196 Prior POC = 4204
Range Projections and Key Levels (ES) June 2021 (M) Contract
Nasdaq 100 (NQ)
Today is Cycle Day 3 (CD3)…Price is currently trading near 5-day Value High (13712) pre-RTH with firm bid heading into last full trading day on May. Prior range was 100 handles on 385k contracts exchanged. As such, there are two estimated scenarios to consider for today’s trading.
PVA High Edge = 13696 PVA Low Edge = 13649 Prior POC = 13660
Bull Scenario: IF Bulls sustain a bid above 13720, THEN initial upside estimate targets 13740 – 13756 zone.
Bear Scenario: IF Bears sustain an offer below 13720, THEN initial downside estimate targets 13680 – 13656 zone.
Range Projections and Key Levels (NQ) June 2021 (M) Contract
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