Economic Calendar & Watch Lists 1/28/2016


Thursday January 28, 2016


Economic Calendar & Watch List 1/28/2016


Morning Notes

US futures are flat to slightly higher this morning led by a big beat in FB earnings which is currently trading 14% higher in the pre market. European stocks are trading lower by nearly -2% after a larger than expected drop in the January consumer confidence number out of the Eurozone. Asian stocks closed mixed across the board.




The SPY traded lower in yesterday’s session following the FOMC minutes and ended near the lows. Support will lie at the low of yesterday’s range at $187.06, followed by $184.64 and $181.02. Resistance will lie at the high of yesterday’s range at $191.56, followed by $193.26.


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Economic Calendar

8:30 Weekly initial unemployment claims expected -12,000 to 281,000

8:30 Dec durable goods orders expected -0.7% and -0.1% ex-transportation

8:30 USDA weekly Export Sales

10:00 Dec pending home sales expected +0.9% m/m and +4.8% y/y

11:00 Jan Kansas City Fed manufacturing activity expected -1 to -10

1:00 Treasury auctions $29 billion 7-year T-notes


Notable Earnings Before Open

CAT: Caterpillar – EPS Est. $.69, Rev Est. $11.42B

UA: Under Armour – EPS Est. $.46, Rev Est. $1.12B

F: Ford Motor – EPS Est. $.49, Rev Est. $36.32B

BABA: Alibaba – EPS Est. $.91, Rev Est. $33.18B

TWC: Time Warner – EPS Est. $1.79, Rev Est. $6.05B

CELG: Celgene – EPS Est. $1.25, Rev Est. $2.54B

LLY: Eli Lilly – EPS Est. $.77, Rev Est. $5.32B

JCI: Johnson Controls – EPS Est. $.83, Rev Est. $9.27B

HSY: Hershey – EPS Est. $1.05, Rev Est. $1.98B

BHI: Baker Hughes – EPS Est. $(.10), Rev Est. $3.47B


Notable Earnings After Close

V: Visa – EPS Est. $.68, Rev Est. $3.62B

AMZN: Amazon – EPS Est. $1.61, Rev Est. $35.98B

EA: Electronic Arts – EPS Est. $1.81, Rev Est. $1.81B

SWKS:  Skyworks – EPS Est. $1.57, Rev Est. $915.68M

MSFT: Microsoft – EPS Est. $.71, Rev Est. $25.26B

AMGN: Amgen – EPS Est. $2.27, Rev Est. $5.53B


January 28th Watch List

QURE – Liking this bullish setup over the 20 and 50 EMAs, room to much higher in the range. Long entry is over 18.30, stop 18.00. Room here is to 19.40, then 20.80.

DEST – Nice bounce potential following a big earnings run. Long entry will be over 6.45-6.50, stop 6.15. Room here is going to be to 6.90, and then 7.50. $10 recent highs are not out of the question, just need some market cooperation.

AMC – On short watch under 20.60, stop 21.00. Room here is down to 19.66, recent lows. What I like here is that the stock is currently testing major long term support.

RNG – On short watch for a move down to 20.60, and then 19.80 gap fill. Nice fail at the 20/50 EMA today. entry is under 21.50, stop 22.00.

AMZN – On watch for an earnings straddle before the close. Will alert details of the trade if taken.

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