Posted By: Ilan Levy-Mayer Vice President, Cannon Trading Futures Blog
1. Market Commentary
2. Futures Support and Resistance Levels – S&P, Nasdaq, Dow Jones, Russell 2000, Dollar Index
3. Commodities Support and Resistance Levels – Gold, Euro, Crude Oil, T-Bonds
4. Commodities Support and Resistance Levels – Corn, Wheat, Beans, Silver
5. Futures Economic Reports for Thursday August 1, 2013
For 2013 I would like to wish all of you discipline and patience in your trading!
FOMC came and gone and we actually saw some of the “good old volatility FOMC days use to hav” which to me was nice since as daytraders we need the volatility and ranges or what I call the double edge sword.
Below you will see a screen shot of my intraday mini SP 500 chart with my proprietary ALGORITHM I call DIAMONDS. This algo works well on volatile, two sided days but not as well on strong trending days as it tries to predict turning points:
Would you like to have access to my DIAMOND and TOPAZ ALGOs as shown above
and be able to apply for any market and any time frame on your own PC ? You can now have a two weeks free trial where I enable the ALGO along with few studies for your own sierra/ ATcharts.
To start your trial,
Please send me an email with the following information:
1. Are you currently trading futures?
2. Charting software you use?
3. If you use sierra or ATcharts, please let me know the user name so I can enable you
4. Markets you currently trading?
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|Contract Sept. 2013||SP500 (big & Mini)||Nasdaq100 (big & Mini)||Dow Jones (big & Mini)||Mini Russell||Dollar Index|
|Contract||August Gold||Sept. Silver||Sept. Crude Oil||Sept. Bonds||Sept. Euro|
|Resistance 3||1374.1||2088.3||108.34||136 30/32||1.3502|
|Resistance 2||1356.9||2049.2||106.81||135 22/32||1.3425|
|Resistance 1||1339.7||2013.8||105.98||134 30/32||1.3364|
|Support 1||1305.3||1939.3||103.62||132 30/32||1.3226|
|Support 2||1288.1||1900.2||102.09||131 22/32||1.3149|
|Support 3||1270.9||1864.8||101.26||130 30/32||1.3088|
|Contract||Dec Corn||Sept. Wheat||Nov.Beans||Dec. SoyMeal||Dec. bean Oil|
|ThuAug 1||3:15am||EUR||Spanish Manufacturing PMI||50.7||50.0|
|3:45am||EUR||Italian Manufacturing PMI||49.8||49.1|
|4:00am||EUR||Final Manufacturing PMI||50.1||50.1|
|7:30am||USD||Challenger Job Cuts y/y||4.8%|
|7:45am||EUR||Minimum Bid Rate||0.50%||0.50%|
|8:30am||EUR||ECB Press Conference|
|9:00am||USD||Final Manufacturing PMI||53.1||53.2|
|10:00am||USD||ISM Manufacturing PMI||52.1||50.9|
|USD||Construction Spending m/m||0.4%||0.5%|
|USD||ISM Manufacturing Prices||53.0||52.5|
|10:30am||USD||Natural Gas Storage||55B||41B|
|All Day||USD||Total Vehicle Sales||15.8M||16.0M|
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