Economic Calendar & Watch List 7/12/2017

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Wednesday July 12, 2017

 

Economic Calendar & Watch List

 

Morning Notes

US Futures are up this morning along with European stocks as WTI crude prices rally on API data released Wednesday. Investors are waiting to hear Fed Chair Yellen’s testimony about the economy and to when the Fed plans to shrink its balance sheet at 1000 ET. Asian stocks closed mostly mixed on the day.

 

Technicals

The SPY closed back below the 20 EMA after after a sharp dip lower into the afternoon during yesterday’s session. Support will lie at the 50 SMA at $241.48, followed by the low of yesterday’s range at $240.85, then the near term support pivot at $240.65, continued with $240.56, $240.34, $239.96, $239.51, $238.82 and the 100 SMA at $238.80. Resistance will lie at the the 20 EMA at $242.19, followed by high of yesterday’s range at $242.55, then $242.80, $243.01, $243.38, $243.72, $244.38, $244.73, $244.87, and the record highs at $245.01.

 

Small Cap Watch List

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**Others On Watch**

$PYPL

Economic Calendar

0830 ET  Release of Chair Janet Yellen’s opening statement on the economic outlook

1030 ET  EIA Weekly Petroleum Status Report

1400 ET  Fed Beige Book

1415 ET  Kansas City Fed President Esther George speaks               

 

Notable Earnings Before Open

Fastenal Co. (FAST) – Est EPS $0.50

 

Notable Earnings After Close

NONE

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