Economic Calendar & Watch List 2/24/2017

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Friday February 24, 2017

 

Economic Calendar & Watch List

 

Morning Notes

US Futures are tracking modestly lower this morning while European stocks trade sharply lower by over -1% on increased uncertainty ahead of France’s nearing presidential election. President Trump will be speaking to Congress on Tuesday with a focus on Tax reform and many are eager to hear his proposal which has also caused uncertainty in US markets resulting in liquidation ahead of his speech. Asian stocks closed predominantly lower.

 

Technicals

The SPY tested new record highs throughout yesterday’s session and ended slightly lower into the close. Near term support will lie at the low of yesterday’s range at $235.56, followed by $235.51, $235.09, $233.95, $233.85, $233.39, and $232.16. Resistance will lie only at the high on yesterday’s range at $236.90.

 

Small Cap Watch List

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**Others On Watch**

$NVDA

$INCY

 

Economic Calendar

8:30 USDA weekly Export Sales

10:00 January new home sales expected +6.5% to 571

10:00 Revised February University of Michigan U.S. consumer sentiment expected +0.3

 

Notable Earnings Before Open
Foot Locker (FL) – EPS Est. $1.32
J.C. Penney (JCP) – EPS Est. $0.61

Notable Earnings After Close
NONE

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