Hot Stocks To Watch 2/26/2018

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Monday February 26, 2018

Economic Calendar & Watch List

 

Morning Notes

US Futures and European stocks are both modestly higher in early trading. The VIX hit a 3 week low as the volatility in the market continues to recede.The reduced interest rate concerns are helping equity prices. Asian stocks closed predominantly higher to start the week.

 

Technicals

The SPY traded higher to end the week, closing back above both the 20EMA and 50SMA. Support will first lie at the 50SMA at $272.55, followed by the 20EMA at $271.76, then a major support pivot at $270. Support continues at the 100SMA at $265.38, then $264.30, $263.31, $261.66, ascending support at $258.20, the 200SMA at $255.09, recent lows at $252.92, and pivots at $250.15 and $248.08. Resistance will lie at the recent pivot high at $275.45, followed by pivots at $280, $284.10, and all time highs at $286.63.

 

Small Cap Watch List

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**Others On Watch**

X, NFLX, AAPL

Economic Calendar

 8:00  Fed Pres. Bullard Speaks

10:00  New Home Sales

 

Notable Earnings Before Open
NONE

 

Notable Earnings After Close

Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (PANW) – EPS Est. $-0.21

Exelixis, Inc. (EXEL) – EPS Est. $0.12

Clovis Oncology, Inc. (CLVS) – EPS Est. $-1.28

 

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