Economic Calendar & Watch List 12/1/2016

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Thursday December 1, 2016

Economic Calendar & Watch Lists

 

Morning Notes

US Futures are slightly lower this morning while European markets trade lower by nearly -1% ahead of the monthly non farm payrolls report along with the potential upcoming referendum in Italy on Sunday. The price of crude is edging higher again this morning, lifting energy producing stocks. Asian stocks closed mostly higher.

 

Technicals

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The SPY touched more record highs throughout yesterday’s session but closed back near the low. Support will lie at the low of yesterday’s range at $220.31, followed by $220.17, $219.75, $219, $218.29, and $217.92. Resistance will lie at the high os yesterday’s range, or all time highs, at $221.82.

 

Small Cap Watch List

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**Others On Watch**

TBD

 

Economic Calendar

8:30 Weekly initial unemployment claims expected +2,000 to 253,000

8:30 USDA weekly Export Sales

9:45 Final-Nov Markit manufacturing PMI expected unch at 53.9

10:00 Oct construction spending expected +0.6%

10:00 Nov ISM manufacturing index expected +0.4 to 52.3

 

Notable Earnings Before Open

Dollar General (NYSE: DG) – consensus EPS $0.93

Express (NYSE: EXPR) – consensus EPS $0.13

Kroger (NYSE: KR) – consensus EPS $0.41

 

Notable Earnings After Close

Ambarella (Nasdaq: AMBA) – consensus EPS $0.95

Ascena Retail Group (Nasdaq: ASNA) – consensus EPS $0.20

Smith & Wesson (Nasdaq: SWHC) – consensus EPS $0.55

Ulta Salon (Nasdaq: ULTA) – consensus EPS $1.37

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