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Failure to Breakout of Two Day Balance, Wide POC Near Range High

Failure to break out of the two day balance. The wide point of control from Thursday is just below the high of the two day range.

failed breakout of two day balance

Price acceptance back into the two day balance below the point of control targets the wide point of control at from Wednesday at 2649.25 and potentially the poor low at 2638.50.

Acceptance back above the balance could target 2676.00 and the upper distribution from 3/22, and potentially the high from 3/21 at 2698.25 (bottom of unfilled gap) and gap fill from 3/21 at 2712.50.



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2 Day Balance



The ES is currently trading in a small two day balance within a larger multi-day balance

  Two day balance ES daily chart
Two day balance within a larger multi-day balance, ES daily chart

Wednesday’s profile was a balanced, inside day featuring a prominent point of control and a poor low.

2 day balance, inside day

The point of control could act as early support or resistance, or draw price back to it, perhaps briefly, depending on where it opens. Potential trade scenarios in regard to the two day balance could include:

– Look above balance and accelerate/find acceptance higher, targeting prior daily highs
– Look above balance and fail, return back into the balance targeting the wide point of control and possibly the opposite end of the balance, potentially lower
– Look below balance and accelerate/find acceptance lower, targeting prior daily lows
– Look below balance and fail, return back into the balance targeting the wide point of control and possibly the opposite end of the balance, potentially higher
– Remain in balance within or around the current balance (probably lowest of odds)



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Inside Day, Questionable References Above and Below Range



inside day

Questionable references both above and below Friday’s range, which was an inside day; Friday’s high is one point below the prior day’s high, which was exactly at the late rally high in the profile chart from 3/14, and the 3/15 low (last Thursday) was at just a single tick above the unfilled gap from 3/8 at 2745.50.

Possible balance trading scenarios that could apply in relation to Monday’s range: Look either above or below Friday’s balance and either accelerate/find acceptance at higher or lower prices, look above or below the balance and fail – targeting the wide point of control, prior close, and potentially the opposite end, or remain balanced around Friday’s range.



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