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RTY Heads Toward a Known Level of U-Turn

As regular readers know, the Russell 2000 (RTY) futures market just loves to consolidate. Even with all of the volatility hitting the markets lately, the RTY daily time frame has traded inside of its sideways

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Waiting for the Right Setup in RTY

We’ve been looking for bullish trades in the Russell 2000 (RTY) futures market for a while now. However, it is right in the middle of its hourly up channel, which puts the index in an

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Two Ways to Play RTY Futures

The Federal Reserve just made its latest interest-rate announcement this afternoon. As expected, the central bank raised the target federal funds rate range by 75 basis points (0.75%) to 3.75%-4%. Markets moved upon the announcement,

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RTY Leads as Large Cap Stocks Drop

On Tuesday afternoon, Alphabet (GOOGL) and Microsoft (MSFT) reported their latest earnings figures. While the market was looking forward to these reports and bidding stocks higher over the past few days, the numbers weren’t as

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Small Caps Bounce Back in a Big Way

On Thursday morning, the latest consumer price index (CPI) report showed that inflation is still running at an annual pace of over 8%. Initially, this caused a big drop in the market early on in

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Small Cap Stocks Set Up a Trading Range

One thing we know about the Russell 2000 (RTY) futures market is that it loves to consolidate. It tends to go through long periods of sideways action on the monthly and daily charts that often

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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

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Here’s How a Pro Finds the Market Direction

It’s tough to uncover profitable opportunities in a market without a defined direction. And that is why finding market patterns is one of the most crucial aspects in developing a good trading strategy.  While markets

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BTC on the Verge of a Breakdown?

The BTC futures (BTC) market saw a nice pop earlier this month, gaining over 18% in just two days. However, all of those gains have now been erased, and BTC is back at its lows

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Looking for Lower Prices in ES

Yesterday, the Federal Reserve raised its target rate range by another 0.75%… This was the third rate hike of this magnitude this year, and it looks like rates will continue to rise until inflation is

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