Crude futures climbed 2% overnight to over $57/bbl after oil spiked late Friday on news that Iran had seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz.
In Asia, Japan -0.2%. Hong Kong -1.5%. China -1.3%. India -0.8%.
In Europe, at midday, London +0.3%. Paris flat. Frankfurt +0.1%.
Futures at 6:20, Dow +0.2%. S&P +0.2%. Nasdaq +0.3%. Crude +2% to $57.02. Gold -0.1% to $1426. Bitcoin -1.7% to $10438.
Ten-year Treasury Yield flat at 2.04%
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Today is Cycle Day 1 (CD1)…Normal is for a decline measuring 2976.00 (FULFILLED). Average Range for CD1 is 34.50 handles. Odds of decline > 10 handles = 73% Odds of decline > 20 = 43%
NOTE: When CD1 Average Decline Target has been fulfilled on CD3, odds favor beginning of rally for new Cycle.
CD1 Range High = 2996.50 CD1 Range Low = 2964.00 CD1 Range Avg = 34.50
Scenario 1: IF Bulls hold bid above 2976, THEN initial upside targets 2986 – 2988 zone.
Scenario 2: IF Bears hold offer below 2976, THEN initial downside targets 2966 – 2964 zone.
Range Projections and Key Levels (ES) September 2019 (U) Contract
Nasdaq 100 (NQ)
Today is Cycle Day 1 (CD1)…Normal is for a decline measuring 7864 (FULFILLED). Average Range for CD1 is 125.00 handles. Odds of decline > 20 handles = 74% Odds of decline > 25 = 66%
CD1 Range High =7882.00 CD1 Range Low = 7828.00 CD1 Range Avg = 125.00
Scenario 1: IF Bulls hold bid above 7840, THEN initial upside targets 7872 – 7882 zone.
Scenario 2: IF Bears hold offer below 7840, THEN initial downside targets 7828 – 7815 zone.
Range Projections and Key Levels (NQ) September 2019 (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.
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