Trading Tech in a Down Trend

Big tech stocks, as tracked by the Nasdaq 100 Index futures contract (NQ), were in the driver’s seat for the US stock market for last year’s rally. 

But this year, the big tech index has been a big leader to the downside.

So, let’s dive in and take a further look at the market for the NQ to see if it is set for a further downside move in the sell zone.

We want to see what this market may be holding right now and whether there is some further downside or if there is a potential bounce in the making…

 The Nasdaq Futures (NQ) Market Review

Here’s how the chart is setting up for the Nasdaq 100 futures contract (NQ)…

   Nasdaq 100 Futures Contract (NQ) Price and Technical Analysis – Source: TradingView

The NQ daily time frame is in a down trend, with the market making lower lows and lower highs in the sell zone. 

The market broke a counter trend line bearish, and it has a down Fibonacci price point at 9,156.75, about -9,554 ticks below the market. 

It will be a good idea to turn to the one hour time frame and to look for selling ideas

in the sell zone.

The Bottom Line

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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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