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Prior Session was Cycle Day 1 (CD1): Price fulfilled Average Decline (3844 – 3835) Zone for this cycle day, as early strength could not hold, with sellers piling in succession. Prior range was 128 handles on 1.728M contracts exchanged.
…Transition from Cycle Day 1 to Cycle Day 2
This leads us into Cycle Day 2 (CD2): Momentum has shifted to the sell-side as the final few trading days before the long July 4th holiday weekend. Expectation is for volumes to progressively lighten, but price volatility should remain intact. Unfortunately for the bulls, the ‘relief-rally” was but only a fleeting moment in a Bear Market. As such, estimated scenarios to consider for today’s trading.
Bull Scenario: Price sustains a bid above 3822, initially targets 3840 – 3845 zone.
Bear Scenario: Price sustains an offer below 3822, initially targets 3805 – 3800 zone.
PVA High Edge = 3904 PVA Low Edge = 3822 Prior POC = 3826
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Range Projections and Key Levels (ES) Sept 2022 (U) Contract
Nasdaq 100 (NQ)
Today is Cycle Day 2 (CD2)…Normal CD1 during prior session as early strength reversed direction with persistent selling, vanishing the two-day “relief-rally”. Selling momentum is firmly entrenched, so bulls will need to make a stand to squelch any further weakness. As such, there are two estimated scenarios to consider for today’s trading.
Bull Scenario: IF Bulls sustains bid above 11662, THEN initial upside estimate targets 11722 – 11755 zone.
Bear Scenario: IF Bears sustains offer below 11662, THEN initial downside estimate targets 11612 – 11578 zone.
PVA High Edge = 12045 PVA Low Edge = 11662 Prior POC = 11670
Range Projections and Key Levels (NQ) Sept 2022 (U) Contract
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