Looking for a Low Price in the Nasdaq 100

Good Monday, Traders!

The Nasdaq 100 Index is one of the primary stock market indexes tracked and traded by traders seeking the performance of the leading big technology companies and their stocks in the US.

It can provide some spectacular trading opportunities in the market like what the index did via the futures contract market from March 14 through March 29 with a gain on a cash basis alone of 16.82%.

Since March 29, it has retraced from that gain to a current level of around 14,080 but is still in the buy zone. 

And with that movement, we will be looking for opportunities to buy the Nasdaq 100 Index futures contract in the mini-contract on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) for a big potential gain in the making.

Nasdaq 100 Index Chart

Here’s how the trade is setting up this week for the Nasdaq 100 Index for the mini futures contract on the CME:

CME Nasdaq 100 Index Mini Futures Contract – Source TradingView

The Trade Setup

The NQ daily time frame broke the longer term down trend line and entered into the buy zone. 

There is an up Fibonacci with an extension price point 16,706.25, about +10,077 ticks above the market. 

However, the market is currently moving from a high price towards a future low price. 

It will be a good idea to wait for the market to break the daily counter trend line bullish before turning to the one hour time frame and looking for long ideas.

The TradingView Look

This idea was posted on my TradingView page last week, but the U-turn we were expecting didn’t end up working out.

The index fell through its shorter term uptrend line, but it is still in the buy zone. 

From here, we will be looking for a low price to form and for the buyers to retake control of the market.

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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.
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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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