In Europe, at midday, London -0.1%. Paris +0.2%. Frankfurt +0.1%.
Futures at 6:20, Dow +0.2%. S&P +0.1%. Nasdaq +0.1%. Crude +0.2% to $68.86. Gold +0.6% to $1208.70. Bitcoin -4.6% to $6380.
Ten-year Treasury Yield flat at 2.9%
7:30 Challenger Job-Cut Report
8:15 ADP Jobs Report
8:30 Initial Jobless Claims
8:30 Productivity and Costs
9:45 PMI Services Index
10:00 ISM Non-Manufacturing Index
10:00 Factory Orders
10:00 Fed’s Williams Speech
10:30 EIA Natural Gas Inventory
11:00 EIA Petroleum Inventories
4:30 PM Money Supply
4:30 PM Fed Balance Sheet
Today is Cycle Day 2 (CD2)…Prior session was a normal Cycle Day 1 as price declined fulfilling Average Decline and Violation Levels outlined in prior DTS Briefing 9.5.18. Part of this cycle’s rally off deep lows is in-place, though bulls must overcome 2893 resistance to continue higher. IF successful, THEN upside target 2898 – 2900 zone.
CD2 Range High = 2904.50 CD2 Range Low = 2870.25 CD2 Range Avg = 22.25
Scenario 1: IF price holds bid above 2888, THEN initial objective is to clear and convert 2893 to upper support. IF successful, THEN upside targets 2898 – 2904 zone.
Scenario 2: IF price holds offer below 2888, THEN downside targets 2883, with a possible retest 2877.50 CD1 Low with Violation Extensions measuring 2870 – 2865 zone.
Range Projections and Key Levels (ES) September (U) Contract
Nasdaq 100 (NQ)
Today is Cycle Day 2 (CD2)…Prior session was a normal Cycle Day 1 as price declined fulfilling Average Decline and Violation Levels outlined in prior DTS Briefing 9.5.18. Part of this cycle’s rally off deep lows is in-place, though bulls must overcome 7560 resistance to continue higher. IF successful, THEN upside target 7590 – 7600 zone.
CD2 Range High = 7561.50 CD2 Range Low = 7492.50 CD2 Range Avg = 86.00
Scenario 1: IF price holds bid above 7530, THEN initial objective is to clear and convert 7560 to upper support. IF successful, THEN upside targets 7590 – 7600 zone.
Scenario 2: IF price holds offer below 7530, THEN downside targets retest 7503.25 CD1 Low, with Violation Extensions measuring 7477.50 – -7467.50 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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