8:30 Durable Goods
8:30 International Trade in Goods (Advance)
8:30 Retail Inventories (Advance)
8:30 Wholesale Inventories (Advance)
10:00 Pending Home Sales
10:00 State Street Investor Confidence Index
11:00 Survey of Business Uncertainty
11:30 Results of $24B, 2-Year FRN Auction
2:00 PM FOMC Announcement
2:30 PM Chairman Press Conference
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U.S. crude inventories decreased by about 4.0 million barrels for the week ended July 22. That compared with a build of 1.9 million barrels reported by the API for the previous week. Economists were expecting a decrease of about 1.1 million barrels.
The fall in crude inventories arrived just as the International Monetary Fund cut its outlook on global growth and warned that high inflation threatens to tip the global economy into recession.
The IMT cut its forecast on global GDP growth to 3.2% in 2022 from a forecast of 3.6% issued in April.
The official government inventory report due Wednesday is expected to show weekly U.S. crude supplies fell by about 1.0 million barrels last week.
***Written Tuesday evening for Wednesday’s trading for contribution to MrTopStep’s “The Opening Print” publication.
Prior Session was Cycle Day 3 (CD3): Three-Day Cycle Statistic was fulfilled before the decline began throughout the session. Prior range was 51.25 handles on 1.543M contracts exchanged.
…Transition from Cycle Day 3 to Cycle Day 1
This leads us into Cycle Day 1 (CD1): Today begins a new cycle with the average decline measuring 3868. Also, it is FED DAY and we all know how important the impact the decision will have on markets, so be sure your seat belts are securely fastened for today’s trading. As such, estimated scenarios to consider for today’s trading.
Bull Scenario: Price sustains a bid above 3940, initially targets 3970 – 3975 zone.
Bear Scenario: Price sustains an offer below 3940, initially targets 3925 – 3920 zone.
PVA High Edge = 3942 PVA Low Edge = 3917 Prior POC = 3940
*****The 3 Day Cycle has a 91% probability of fulfilling Positive Cycle Statistics covering 12 years of recorded tracking history.
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Range Projections and Key Levels (ES) Sept 2022 (U) Contract
Nasdaq 100 (NQ)
Today is Cycle Day 1 (CD1)…Today begins a new cycle with the Average Decline measuring 11944. Also, today is FED Day so make sure your seat belts are securely fastened. As such, there are two estimated scenarios to consider for today’s trading.
Bull Scenario: IF Bulls sustains bid above 12300, THEN initial upside estimate targets 12368 – 12412 zone.
Bear Scenario: IF Bears sustains offer below 12300, THEN initial downside estimate targets 12225 – 12185 zone.
PVA High Edge = 12216 PVA Low Edge = 12080 Prior POC = 12125
Range Projections and Key Levels (NQ) Sept 2022 (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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