Russell 2000 Hits Key Fibonacci Level

Regular readers know that one of the main technical analysis tools we use to track the market is the Fibonacci extension.

Our research shows that markets often interact with these levels over time, so we always try to take them into account when making decisions on direction.

Well, this week, the Russell 2000 (RTY) futures market is hitting a key Fibonacci level that could provide a clue about where the market goes from here.

With the RTY and the other major indexes back at their June lows, this level is now all the more important for traders to understand…

RTY Trying to Find Direction

Here’s how the RTY is shaping up today as it hits the 0.618 Fibonacci level that stems from the Aug. 26 high…

Russell 2000 Futures Contract (RTY) Price – Source: TradingView

The RTY daily time frame is in a sideways range, with the market near the bottom of support.

It will be a good idea to stay out of the market until the market either…

A) Support holds and a bullish trend forms to push the market back towards resistance price point 1,905.

Or B) The market breaks below support and a bearish trend forms.

If a bearish trend forms, we can use a down Fibonacci to find the limit.

But at this time, it is better to be out of the market waiting for the entry signal versus to be in the market guessing the direction.

The Bottom Line

There are multiple ways to trade the futures, stock and other markets. We can trade the indexes, both up and down, as well as individual stocks… 

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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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