Economic Calendar & Watch List 3/23/2017

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Thursday March 23, 2017

 

Economic Calendar & Watch List

 

Morning Notes

US Futures are tracking slightly higher this morning ahead of the U.S. House of Representatives scheduled vote on the American Health Care Act which is being proposed to replace Obamacare. Also on watch today is Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s speech this morning at a development conference in Washington. European stocks are trading slightly higher along with Asian stocks finishing positive.

 

Technicals

The SPY traded slightly higher throughout yesterday’s session after Tuesday’s sharp decline. Support will lie at the low of yesterday’s range at $233.05, followed by the 50 day moving average at $232.45, then $232.16, $231.77, and $230.62. Resistance will lie at the high of yesterday’s range at $234.61, followed by the 20 day EMA at $236.21, then $237.61, $237.97, $238.10, $239.20, $239.44, $239.57, and record highs at $240.32.

 

Small Cap Watch List

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**Others On Watch**

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Economic Calendar

8:00 Fed Chair Janet Yellen speaks

8:30 Weekly initial unemployment claims expected -1,000 to 240K

8:30 USDA weekly Export Sales

10:00 Feb new home sales expected +1.8% to 565K

11:00 March Kansas City Fed manufacturing activity expected unchanged at 14

12:30 Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari speaks

1:00  Treasury auction

 

Notable Earnings Before Open
Accenture (ACN) – EPS Est. $1.30

ConAgra Brands (CAG) – EPS Est. $0.44

 

Notable Earnings After Close
KB Home (KBH) – EPS Est. $0.13
Micron Technology (MU) – EPS Est. $0.84

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