Economic Calendar & Watch List 2/27/2017

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Monday February 27, 2017

 

Economic Calendar & Watch List

 

Morning Notes

US Futures are relatively flat this morning while European stocks are trading slightly higher. Markets await President Trump’s speech to Congress on Tuesday where he is expected to reveal his full tax and healthcare reform plans. The price of crude is trading higher this morning by +.075% giving energy producing stocks a bid. Asian stocks closed predominantly lower.

 

Technicals

The SPY finished higher on Friday, closing just below record highs. Near term support will lie at the low of Friday’s range at $235.41, followed by $235.09, $233.95, $233.85, $233.39, and $232.16. Resistance will lie at the high of Friday’s range at $236.79, followed by record highs at $236.90.

 

Small Cap Watch List

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**Others On Watch**

 

Economic Calendar

8:30 January durable goods orders expected +1.7% and +0.5% ex trans

10:00 January pending home sales expected +1.0%

10:30 Feb Dallas Fed manufacturing activity expected -2.7

11:00 Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan speaks

 

Notable Earnings Before Open
Sotheby’s (BID) – EPS Est. $1.17

BioCryst Pharma (BCRX) – EPS Est. -$0.23
Horizon Pharma (HZNP) – EPS Est. $0.51

Notable Earnings After Close
Perrigo (PRGO) – EPS Est. $1.62
The Priceline Group (PCLN) – EPS Est. $13.09
Workday (WDAY) – EPS Est. -$0.01

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