U.S.-China trade truce relief shows in stock markets futures, which indicate strong gains at the open. Nasdaq futures gain 1.7%, while the S&P futures rise 1.1% and Dow futures point to a 274-point, or 1%, advance. Stoxx Europe 600 Index rises 0.8% in morning trading. In Asia, the Nikkei 300 Index closed up 2.1% and Shanghai Composite rose 2.2%. Crude oil surged 2.6% after Russia and Saudi Arabia agreed this weekend to extend by 6-to-9 months the OPEC+ oil supply cut deal. 10-year Treasury fell, pushing yield up 2 basis points to 2.02%
In Asia, Japan +2.13%. Hong Kong closed. China +2.22%. India +0.65%.
In Europe, at midday, London +1.13%. Paris +0.84%. Frankfurt +1.31%.
Futures at 6:20, Dow +1%. S&P +1.1%. Nasdaq +1.7%. Crude +2.6% to $60.01. Gold -1.5% to $1,392.20. Bitcoin -6.2% to $11,099.
Ten-year Treasury Yield +1.7bps to 2.017%.
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Today is Cycle Day 1 (CD1)…Normal is for a decline measuring 2923.00. Average Range for CD1 is 33.25 handles. Odds of decline > 10 handles = 73% Odds of decline > 20 = 43%
CD1 Range High = 2987.00 CD1 Range Low = 2956.00 CD1 Range Avg = 33.25
Scenario 1: IF Bulls hold bid above 2970, THEN initial upside targets 2980 – 2985 zone.
Scenario 2: IF Bears hold offer below 2970, THEN initial downside targets 2960 – 2955 zone.
Range Projections and Key Levels (ES) September 2019 (U) Contract
HOD ATR Range Projection: 2985.00; LOD ATR Range Projection: 2958.00; 3 Day Central Pivot: 2932.50; 3 Day Cycle Target: 2990.00; 10 Day Average True Range 21.77; VIX: 14.00
Nasdaq 100 (NQ)
Today is Cycle Day 1 (CD1)…Normal is for a decline measuring 7625.00. Average Range for CD1 is 119.25 handles. Odds of decline > 20 handles = 74% Odds of decline > 25 = 66%
CD1 Range High =7829.00 CD1 Range Low = 7778.50 CD1 Range Avg = 119.25
Scenario 1: IF Bulls hold bid above 7800, THEN initial upside targets 7830 – 7842 zone.
Scenario 2: IF Bears hold offer below 7800, THEN initial downside targets 7778 – 7760 zone.
Range Projections and Key Levels (NQ) September 2019 (U) Contract
HOD ATR Range Projection: 7852.00; LOD ATR Range Projection: 7755.00; 3 Day Central Pivot: 7683.00; 3 Day Cycle Target: 7842.00; 10 Day Average True Range: 79.64; VIX: 14.00
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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