What’s Up for the Leading US Stock Market Index?

The market for the leading S&P 500 Index futures contract (ES) has given up a lot of ground over the past year to date.

While the index is bouncing this week, there could be more downside in store from here for the S&P.

The market is moving from a low price towards a future high price, but the market is still in a down trend overall.

So, today, let’s look at what’s next for ES and see where it might move next…

The S&P 500 Index Market Setup

Here’s how the chart is setting up for the S&P 500 future market index (ES)…

S&P Futures Index (ES) Futures Contract Price and Technical Analysis – Source: TradingView

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

There is a down Fibonacci with an extension price point 3,228.75 about -2,237 ticks below the market. 

As long as the daily time frame stays below the down trend line, it will be a good idea

to turn to the one hour time frame and look for selling ideas.

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.

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