Wednesday November 16, 2016
Economic Calendar & Watch Lists
US Futures are tracking slightly lower this morning while European markets trade lower as the price of crude slips over -1.5% on API data late yesterday which showed a build in stockpiles. Asian stocks closed mostly mixed.
The SPY pushed higher out of its recent consolidation range over the last few days. Support will lie at the low of yesterday’s range at $216.80 which also coincides with the recent support pivot. That is followed by $215.72, $215.32, $215.22, the 100 day moving average at $214.98 and the 50 day moving average at $214.42. Resistance will lie at the high of yesterday’s range at $218.28, followed by $218.94, $219.22, and all time highs at $219.60.
Small Cap Watch List
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**Others On Watch**
8:30 October PPI final demand expected +0.3% m/m
9:15 October industrial production expected +0.2%
10:00 November NAHB housing market index expected unch at 63
10:30 EIA Weekly Petroleum Status Report
Notable Earnings Before Open
Lowe’s Cos. (NYSE: LOW) – consensus EPS $0.96
Target (NYSE: TGT) – consensus EPS $0.83
Notable Earnings After Close
Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO) – consensus EPS $0.59