Stock futures slipped further overnight, with the Dow and S&P 500 down 0.4%, respectively, and the Nasdaq off by 0.6%.
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Prior Session was Cycle Day 1 (CD1): This day unfolded as a “Normal CD1” with price declining, finding buy response at 4190.25. Range was 51.25 handles on 1.364M contracts exchanged. Pace of Roll is largely complete at 85%.
…Transition from Cycle Day 1 to Cycle Day 2
This leads us into Cycle Day 2 (CD2): Price retested CD1 Low (4190.25) during overnight trade, finding responsive buyers. Pre-RTH price is rallying higher, currently 4205, with initial range target measuring 4212. Focus will begin to turn towards QUAD Options Expiration tomorrow. As such, estimated scenarios to consider for today’s trading.
1.) Price sustains a bid above 4200, initially targets 4220 – 4225 zone.
2.) Price sustains an offer below 4200, initially targets 4185 – 4178 zone.
*****3 Day Cycle has a 91% probability of fulfilling Positive Cycle Statistic covering 12 years of recorded tracking history.
PVA High Edge = 4240 PVA Low Edge = 4210 Prior POC = 4235
Range Projections and Key Levels (ES) Sept 2021 (U) Contract
Nasdaq 100 (NQ)
Today is Cycle Day 2 (CD2)…Price is rallying above CD1 Low (13830.25) during overnight trading, currently near high (13941). Prior range was 266 handles on 527k contracts exchanged. As such, there are two estimated scenarios to consider for today’s trading.
PVA High Edge = 14095 PVA Low Edge = 13950 Prior POC = 14034
Bull Scenario: IF Bulls sustain a bid above 13914, THEN initial upside estimate targets 13960 – 13975 zone.
Bear Scenario: IF Bears sustain an offer below 13914, THEN initial downside estimate targets 13875 – 13850 zone.
Range Projections and Key Levels (NQ) Sept 2021 (U) 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.
Stay Focused…Non-Biased…Disciplined ALWAYS USE STOPS!
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