Economic Calendar & Watch List 1/12/2017

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Thursday January 12, 2017

 

Economic Calendar & Watch List

 

Morning Notes

US Futures are tracking slightly lower this morning while European stocks have just dipped into the negative following the President Elect Trump’s first speech yesterday which hit the biotech sector after his denouncing of their practices as a whole. The price of crude is trading higher by over +1%, giving energy producing stocks a lift. Asian stocks closed closed lower led by the pharmaceutical sector sell off.

 

Technicals

The SPY moved lower early in yesterday’s session and managed to recover and close out on the highs. Support will lie at the low of yesterday’s range at $225.59, followed by the recent support pivot at $224.89, then $223.88 and $222.73. Resistance will lie at the high of yesterday’s range at $227.10, followed closely by the recent descending resistance at $227.40, then $227.45. $227.75, $227.81, and all time highs at $228.34.

 

Small Cap Watch List

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**Others On Watch**

$STRP

Economic Calendar

8:30 Weekly initial unemployment claims expected +20,000 to 255K

8:30 December import price index expected +0.7% m/m

8:30 Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker Speaks

8:30 Chicago Fed President Charles Evans and Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart Speak

12:00 USDA January WASDE crop production

1:45 Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan Speaks

2:00 Dec monthly budget statement expected -$26B

 

Notable Earnings Before Open

Delta Air Lines (DAL) – EPS Est. $0.80

FuelCell Energy (FCEL) – EPS Est. ($0.37)

 

Notable Earnings After Close

NONE

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