Economic Calendar & Watch List 4/26/2017


Wednesday April 26, 2017


Economic Calendar & Watch List


Morning Notes

US Futures are pointing slightly lower this morning as markets await President Trump’s tax reform proposal. European stocks drifted lower as the price of crude slid by -0.65% putting energy producing stocks under pressure. Central Bank meetings by the ECB and the BOJ take are being held tomorrow and markets will look for clues as to the economic factors that may influence market action. Asian stocks closed mostly higher.



The SPY held another gap higher throughout yesterday’s session and closed out just off the intraday highs. Support will lie at low of yesterday’s range at $237.81, followed by the high of Monday’s range at $237.41, then the former recent descending resistance at $236.45, followed by the recent pivot point at $236.30, the 50SMA at $235.84, the high of Friday’s range and the 20EMA at $235.32 Resistance will lie at the high of yestederday’s range at $238.95, followed by $239.20, $239.44, $239.57, and record highs at $240.32.


Small Cap Watch List

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**Others On Watch**




Economic Calendar

10:00 U.S. retail sales revisions

10:30 EIA Weekly Petroleum Status Report


Notable Earnings Before Open
Anthem (ANTM) – EPS Est. $3.80
Boeing (BA) – EPS Est. $1.93
Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS) – EPS Est. $0.96
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCAU) – EPS Est. $0.45
General Dynamics (GD) – EPS Est. $2.32
Hershey Foods (HSY) – EPS Est. $1.25
Norfolk Southern (NSC) – EPS Est. $1.35
Northrop Grumman (NOC) – EPS Est. $2.92
Oshkosh Corp. (OSK) – EPS Est. $0.75           
Owens Corning (OC) – EPS Est. $0.59
Pepsi (PEP) – EPS Est. $0.91
Procter & Gamble (PG) – EPS Est. $0.94
Seagate Technology (STX) – EPS Est. $1.07
Twitter (TWTR) – EPS Est. $0.01
United Technologies (UTX) – EPS Est. $1.40


Notable Earnings After Close
Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD) – EPS Est. $1.69
F5 Networks (FFIV) – EPS Est. $1.97
Las Vegas Sands (LVS) – EPS Est. $0.61
PayPal (PYPL) – EPS Est. $0.414
Whiting Petroleum (WLL) – EPS Est. -$0.20