Economic Calendar & Watch List 4/24/2017

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Monday April 24, 2017

 

Economic Calendar & Watch List

 

Morning Notes

US Futures are pointing to a sharply higher open while European stocks also surge, trading higher by nearly +4% and 1 ½  year highs on optimism that EU candidate Macron will become France’s next president. In addition, President Trump said that he would be releasing a large tax reform plan on Wednesday. Asian stocks closed mostly higher.

 

Technicals

The SPY closed on intraday lows and back below the 20EMA throughout Friday’s session. However, the SPY is gapping sharply higher this morning. Due to the this morning’s gap, support will lie at $237.69, $237.31, the recent pivot point at $236.30, then $235.85, the 50SMA at $235.56, the high of Friday’s range at $235.31 and finally the 20EMA at $234.76. Resistance will lie at $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**

$JPM

Economic Calendar

8:30 March Chicago Fed national activity index

10:30 April Dallas Fed manufacturing activity expected +0.6

11:30 Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari speaks

 

Notable Earnings Before Open
Halliburton (HAL) – EPS Est. $0.03
Hasbro (HAS) – EPS Est. $0.38
Kimberly-Clark (KMB) – EPS Est. $1.55

 

Notable Earnings After Close
Alcoa (AA) – EPS Est. $0.70

T-Mobile (TMUS) – EPS Est. $0.34

Whirlpool (WHR) – EPS Est. $2.72

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