Monday August 31, 2015
Economic Calendar & Watch List 8/31/2015
US futures are lower this morning by -0.8% and European markets are trading lower by over -0.5% on concerns that China’s attempt to stabilize its equity markets will fail and was reflected in the sharp drop in Chinese stocks overnight.
The SPY traded slightly higher on Friday closing at $199.28. New upper range support has been established at $197.92, followed by $195.21. Overhead resistance lies at the high of Friday’s range at $199.84.
BLFS: BioLife Solutions – BioLife Solutions Customer TiGenix Phase 3 Clinical Trial Meets Primary Endpoint. Gapping up 65% with a 5.9M share float.
VTL: Vital Therapies – The company announced Additional Data From VTI-208 Presented at Rostock Conference. Gapping up 18% with a 16.8M share float.
**Others On Watch**
9:00 Aug Milwaukee ISM expected +2.88 to 50.00
9:45 Aug Chicago PMI expected -0.2 at 54.5
10:30 Aug Dallas Fed manufacturing activity expected +0.8 to -3.8
11:00 USDA weekly grain export inspections
4:00 USDA weekly crop progress
Earnings Before Open
SBLK: Star Bulk Carriers – EPS Est. ($0.16), Rev Est. $46.13M
Earnings After Close
DANG: Dang Dang – EPS Est. ($0.36), Rev Est. $2.39B