A Big Longer Term Idea for the S&P

There are different views that can be taken on the stock and other markets. On any day, there are intraday and daily trading ideas for short term gains. 

But there can also be longer-term ideas that may not be ready to trade now but are worth keeping an eye on to see if and how they may develop to become a good idea.

Today, let’s take at the recent trading pattern setups for the S&P 500 Index futures contract (ES) and how it might be gearing up for a trade opportunity in the buy zone if certain conditions develop and unfold.

ES Set for a Potential Buy Zone 

Here’s a recent S&P 500 Index futures contract (ES) chart and the set up discussion…

 S&P 500 index Futures Contract (ES) Price & Technical Analysis – Source: TradingView

The S&P 500 Index futures contract (ES) monthly time frame is in an up trend. 

The market is making higher highs and higher lows. The market is at a low price hitting a known level of U-turn. 

The market has an up Fibonacci extension price point of 6,422.50, about +9,741 ticks above the market. 

It will be a good idea to turn to the daily time frame and to look for low prices in the buy zone.

The Bottom Line


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Keep on trading,

Josh Martinez

P.S. With the markets continuing to provide what might appear to be mixed signals in terms of setting up longer-term trading entry opportunities, I’ve been working diligently on my newest trading analysis tool that can identify both near-term entry and exit levels as well as longer-term major targets.

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Josh Martinez

Josh Martinez

Josh Martinez is an elite Analyst who’s been actively trading the financial markets since 2011. He’s known as one the leading innovative traders in this industry due to his his cutting-edge strategies.

Josh first burst into the scene when he took an initial deposit investment of $500 and turned into over $39,000 in just under 2 years.
Josh’s trading articles have been featured in Your Trading Edge, The FX Street, Trader Planet, Forex Crunch, Trading Pub, and Equities.com.

In addition to trading, Joshua has also trained thousands of traders worldwide. His strategies and systems have helped others find success in the market

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