Friday January 13, 2017
Economic Calendar & Watch List
US Futures are relatively flat this morning while European stocks trade higher by over +.5% after positive comments from Janet Yellen about the economy with low unemployment and wage growth. Asian stocks closed mostly mixed.
The SPY initially sold off in yesterday’s session and caught support at the recent pivot at $224.89, reversed and closed out just off the highs. Support will lie at the recent pivot at $224.89, followed by $223.88 and $222.73. Resistance will lie at the high of yesterday’s range at $226.75, followed by $227.10, the descending resistance at $227.45, then $227.75, $227.81, and all time highs at $228.34.
Small Cap Watch List
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**Others On Watch**
8:30 December retail sales expected +0.7%
8:30 December PPI final demand expected +0.3% m/m
9:30 Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker speaks
10:00 November business inventories expected +0.6%
10:00 Prelim-January University of Michigan U.S. consumer sentiment index expected +0.3
2:00 December monthly budget statement expected -$25B
Notable Earnings Before Open
Bank of America (BAC) – EPS Est. $0.38
BlackRock (BLK) – EPS Est. $5.04
Infosys Limited (INFY) – EPS Est. $0.23
JPMorgan (JPM) – EPS Est. $1.44
PNC Financial Services (PNC) – EPS Est. $1.84
Wells Fargo (WFC) – EPS Est. $1.00
Notable Earnings After Close