Economic Calendar & Watch List 8/25/2017

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Friday August 25, 2017

 

Economic Calendar & Watch List

 

Morning Notes

US Futures and European shares are modistly up in early trading. Investors are awaiting speeches from Fed Chair Yellen and ECB Draghi today at the global central bankers summit. In weather news, Hurricane Harvey strengthened into a Cat 2 storm and is charging into the coast of Texas. Asian stocks settled mostly higher to end the week.

 

Technicals

The SPY again found resistance at its 20EMA then consolidated between its 50SMA and the lows of Wednesday closing just below to end yesterday’s session. Support will lie at the low of yesterday’s range at $243.75, followed by gap entry at $243.55, gap fill at $243.20, the 100SMA at $241.85, then $241.83, then $240.85, and the recent support pivot at $240.65. Resistance will lie at the high of yesterday’s range at $245.18, followed by $245.62, $246.60, ascending resistance at $248.21 and record highs at $248.91.

 

Small Cap Watch List

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**Others On Watch**

 

Economic Calendar

1000  Fed Chair Yellen Speaks

1300  Baker-Hughes Rig Count

1500  ECB Draghi Speaks

 

Notable Earnings Before Open

NONE

 

Notable Earnings After Close

NONE

 

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