Economic Calendar & Watch List 7/31/2017

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Monday July 31, 2017

 

Economic Calendar & Watch List

 

Morning Notes

US Futures are edging higher this morning while European stocks also push higher as optimism in global momentum gains momentum. China manufacturing PMI, Japan industrial production both rose more than expected while the Eurozone unemployment rate dropped to an 8 year low of 9%. Asian stocks closed mostly mixed.

 

Technicals

The SPY broke back below the ascending resistance and held below throughout Friday’s session. Support will lie at the low of Friday’s range at $246.13, followed by a short term pivot point at $245.70. Support continues at the 20 EMA at $245.36, followed by $244.67, $244.31,  $243.76 and the 50 SMA at $243.36. Further support lies at the gap entry at $243.30, then gap fill at $242.55. Resistance will lie at the record highs at $248.

 

Small Cap Watch List

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**Others On Watch**

$DVAX

 

Economic Calendar

9:45 July Chicago PMI expected -5.7 to 60

10:00 June pending home sales expected +1.0%

10:30 July Dallas Fed manufacturing activity expected -2.0 to 13

11:00 USDA weekly grain export inspections

 

Notable Earnings Before Open
DIAMOND OFFSHORE (DO) – EPS Est. 0.24
INTERCEPT (ICPT) – EPS Est. -3.62
SANOFI (SNY) – EPS Est. 0.74
SOHU.COM (SOHU) – EPS Est. -1.73

 

Notable Earnings After Close
PANDORA MEDIA (P) – EPS Est. -0.39       
SILICON MOTION (SIMO) – EPS Est. 0.73
US SILICA HOLDI (SLCA) – EPS Est. 0.37
ZIOPHARM (ZIOP) – EPS Est. -0.13

 

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