Soft after FOMC announcement

06/16/2021 02:35 PM By Matt Ratliff
The markets are weak following the FOMC announcement, let's test that pattern historically...
Key Event: FOMC Announcement at 2:00 PM ET
Event Details: The U.S. Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) statement is the primary tool the panel uses to communicate with investors about monetary policy. It contains the outcome of the vote on interest rates, discusses the economic outlook and offers clues on the outcome of future votes.


Day - Wednesday

Opening Gap Direction - Flat (no gap)

Market Status - Market is reacting to FOMC announcement, heading lower

Instrument - ES, NQ, RTY, YM

Trading SetUp - Long

Market Trend - Bull

Trade Type - Time Based Entry

Entry - 3:00 am ET

Exit - 4:15 pm ET (Market Close)



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