This commentary will focus on the first 60-90 minutes after the Opening Bell. However, our strategies can and will provide setups the entire trading day.
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Overnight price action continued the momentum from Friday and Sunday afternoon and crossed above the prior day’s high. The 20MA continued to converge upwards above the 200MA as previous price action found a 2X bottom over multiple days and a mini W pattern on Friday. Watching for confirmation of higher low for the continuation of phase 2 uptrend.
Volatility continues to be extremely high with excessive intraday ranges.
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Price action immediately after the opening bell rallied above the prior day’s high and found some minor resistance before rolling over and retracing 100% back towards the opening bell and then started to form a series of lower highs and lower lows on the 1-minute chart. We took several ultra-aggressive SHORT setups below the opening bell based on candlestick reversal patterns. We micro-managed the trade and took 2.0+ points profits from each of them.
Duration: 15+ minutes
For ultra-aggressive traders, during the first-hour session, there were at least 3 aggressive entries that could lead to quick small profits.
For traders focused on higher quality trading, there were at least 2 good candlestick or chart pattern setups for quick profits.
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