PTG Daily Trade Strategy 11.3.16

Commentary, News, Technical Analysis

S&P 500 has fallen in seven straight sessions through Wednesday, the first time the large-cap index has done that since 2011. Yet even amid all of the declines, the S&P has fallen less than 2.5% in the past seven sessions. To put that into context, the market has suffered a greater percentage drop on two separate days this year. With election day almost here, will Mr. Market finally snap out of his mood?
Although many traders are anticipating a rate hike before the end of the year, the Fed on Wednesday held interest rates steady again, while continuing to acknowledge that the case for a move is getting stronger. FOMC officials, however, made no direct nod to a coming rate increase at the December meeting, a move that the market is strongly anticipating. The Fed also adjusted its rhetoric – no longer predicting low near-term inflation.
In Asia, Japan -1.8% to 17134. Hong Kong -0.6% to 22683. China +0.8% to 3128. India -0.4% to 27430.
In Europe, at midday, London -0.6%. Paris +0.6%. Frankfurt +0.1%.
Futures at 6:20, Dow +0.1%. S&P flat. Nasdaq -0.3%. Crude +0.7% to $45.67. Gold -1.1% to $1294.10.
Ten-year Treasury Yield flat at 1.8%
 (Source: Seeking Alpha)
  Economic Calendar

   PTG Trading

Early rally attempt faded at key resistance zone outlined in DTS Briefing 11.2.16. Orderly selling pressure was the theme throughout Cycle Day 1.
Today is Cycle Day 2 (CD2)…Price pushed a bit lower during overnight trade only to snap back above CD1 Low (2087.25) with a rebound rally +10 handles. Initial upside targets 2107 – 2110 zone.
Range Projections and Key Levels: Sept (Z) Contract
HOD Range Projection = 2101.00; LOD Range Projection = 2082.00; Cycle Day 1 Low = 2087.25; 3 Day Central Pivot = 2108.50; 3 Day Cycle Target= 2104.50 10 Day Average True Range = 16.88

***Note: The odds highlighted are NOT predictions or trade recommendation rather a guide based upon historical observed occurrences.
TargetMaster STATX
   Today’s Hypotheses: Sept (Z) Contract

*****The levels outlined below are more general framework within a larger range…They are to be used are reference prices from which to consider trade opportunities, not hard trade levels. We will identify specific trade levels in Trading Room.

Bull _ Bear Scenarios
Scenario 1: IF price holds above CD1 Low (2087.25), THEN primary objective is to rally to 2097 handle. Conversion of this level to new support targets 2107 – 2110.00  3 Day Central Pivot Zone.
Scenario 2: Violation and conversion of CD1 Low (2087.25) to lower resistance forces margin selling with lower tragets measuring 2082 handle with extreme low 2075 CD2 Max Violation Level.

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!

Good Trading…David
“Knowing is not enough, We must APPLY. Willing is not enough, We must DO.”  -Bruce Lee.
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