Crude oil prices
are slightly lower after yesterday’s shock surge in U.S. stockpiles. Total petroleum inventories rose a strong 17.4M barrels in the EIA report, just as new concerns over global demand cropped up. Analysts note that a perky U.S. dollar is also adding downward pressure to oil prices. WTI crude oil futures -0.03%
to $64.99/bbl at last check. Brent crude +0.17%
In Asia, Japan -0.05%. Hong Kong -0.82%. China -0.66%. India -0.42%.
In Europe, at midday, London +0.57%. Paris +0.45%. Frankfurt +0.29%.
Futures at 6:20, Dow +0.46%. S&P +0.39%. Nasdaq +0.60%. Crude -0.03% to $64.99. Gold +0.12% to $1,186.20. Bitcoin -0.1% to $6,393.
Ten-year Treasury Yield +2.6 bps to 2.877%.
(Source: Seeking Alpha)
Today is Cycle Day 2 (CD2)…Prior Session was a CD1. Markets decline hard and surpassed their Violation levels only to reverse at their Violation Standard Deviation lows (2804.25). Overnight trading is continuing the cycle rally which targets 2840 – 43 zone.
CD2 Range High = 2844.75 CD2 Range Low = 2811.50 CD2 Range Avg = 24.75
Scenario 1: IF price holds bid above 2822.50, THEN upside targets 2833.50 – 2843.50 zone.
Scenario 2: IF price holds offer below 2822.50, THEN dowside targets 2814.50 – 2812.50 zone.
Range Projections and Key Levels (ES) September (U) Contract
Nasdaq 100 (NQ)
Today is Cycle Day 2 (CD2)…Prior Session was a CD1. Markets decline hard and surpassed their Violation levels only to reverse at their Violation Standard Deviation lows (7321.50). Overnight trading is continuing the cycle rally which targets 7435.25 – 7448.00 zone.
CD2 Range High = 7455.00 CD2 Range Low = 7339.50 CD2 Range Avg = 92.00
Scenario 1: IF price holds bid above 7380, THEN upside targets 7419.25 – 7435.00 zone.
Scenario 2: IF price holds offer below 7380, THEN downside targets 7345 – 7339.50 zone.
Range Projections and Key Levels (NQ) September (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.
Stay Focused…Non-Biased…Disciplined ALWAYS USE STOPS!
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