Economic Calendar 4/22/2015


Wednesday April 22, 2015


Good Morning Traders,


Morning Notes

US Futures are off this morning by just over -.3% along with European Markets as the slip in oil prices is putting pressure on the leading energy producers. A long list of earnings reports from yesterday’s close and today are sure to give further clues in the direction of today’s market.


The $SPY broke through descending resistance of $210.30 yesterday once again, yet pulled back and closed below at $209.24. Since this resistance level has been tested several times and held it remains in play. Additional resistance comes in the form of a flat top now at $211. Support remains at $209.


In Play

GBSN: Great Basin – The company announced news that it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for Group B Strep molecular diagnostic testing. Gapping up 37% with a 2.1M share float.

ONVO: Organovo Holdings – The company announced that it has entered into a research collaboration agreement with Merck Sharp & Dohme. This will give Merck access to Organovo’s liver tissue services. Gapping up 20% with a 73M share float.


Economic Calendar

10:00 House Price Index (YoY)/(YoY(

10:00 House Price Index

10:00 Existing Home Sales (MoM) – Consensus 3.0%

10:00 Existing Home Sales – Consensus 5.0M

10:30 Gasoline Inventories

10:30 Crude Oil Inventories

10:30 EIA Weekly Distillates Stocks


Earnings Before Open

BA: Boeing – EPS Est. $1.87. Rev Est. $22.49B

AN: AutoNation- EPS Est. $0.88. Rev Est. $4.77B

KO: Coca-Cola – EPS Est. $0.43. Rev Est. $10.68B

ABT: Abbott Labs – EPS Est. $0.42. Rev Est. $4.89B

MCD: McDonald’s – EPS Est. $1.06. Rev Est. $5.96B

OC: Owens-Corning – EPS Est. $0.13. Rev Est. $1.24B

NS: NuStar Energy – EPS Est. $0.57. Rev Est. $779.87M

TUP: Tupperware Brands – EPS Est. $1.00.  Rev Est. $585.71M


Earnings After Close

EBAY: eBay – EPS Est. $0.40. Rev Est. $3.55B

FB: Facebook – EPS Est. $0.70. Rev Est. $4.42B

XLNX: Xilinx – EPS Est. $0.50. Rev Est. $571.27M

QCOM: Qualcomm – EPS Est. $1.33. Rev Est. $6.83B

LVS: Las Vegas Sands – EPS Est. $0.74. Rev Est. $3.31B

TXN: Texas Instruments – EPS Est. $0.62. Rev Est. $3.20B

CTXS: Citrix Systems – EPS Est. $0.65. Rev Est. $761.47M

CAKE: Cheesecake Fac.- EPS Est. $0.49. Rev Est. $520.10M

Happy Trading!