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Prior Session was Cycle Day 1 (CD1): Gap open left little doubt who was in control on this cycle day. Bulls held “ball-control” all session closing near highs for the day/week. Range was 74.50 handles on 1.223M contracts exchanged.
…Transition from Cycle Day 1 to Cycle Day 2
This leads us into Cycle Day 2 (CD2): There is more room for price to achieve upside objectives, though normal for today’s CD2 is for some bullish consolidation, given the current theme. BIG earnings week for the Retailers notes Morgan Stanley: Retail Revisions. As such, estimated scenarios to consider for today’s trading.
Bull Scenario: Price sustains a bid above 4255, initially targets 4275 – 4280 zone.
Bear Scenario: Price sustains an offer below 4255, initially targets 4240 – 4235 zone.
*****3 Day Cycle has a 91% probability of fulfilling Positive Cycle Statistics covering 12 years of recorded tracking history.
PVA High Edge = 4263 PVA Low Edge = 4218 Prior POC = 4230
Range Projections and Key Levels (ES) Sept 2022 (U) Contract
Nasdaq 100 (NQ)
Today is Cycle Day 2 (CD2)…Prior session was a trend day as gap higher open left little doubt for the day’s rhythm to end the day/week near highs. Normal for CD2 is for two-way balancing action. As such, there are two estimated scenarios to consider for today’s trading.
Bull Scenario: IF Bulls sustain a bid above 13495, THEN initial upside estimate targets 12575 – 12585 zone.
Bear Scenario: IF Bears sustain an offer below 13495, THEN initial downside estimate targets 12450– 12420 zone.
PVA High Edge = 13583 PVA Low Edge = 13415 Prior POC = 13565
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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