Wednesday May 16, 2018
Economic Calendar & Watch List
US Futures are slightly higher and European shares are lower this morning. US t notes are stabilizing after concern of rate rise on Tuesday. However there are concerns that talks with N. Korea may deteriorate after comments their state run media. European shares are lower with increased political riskes in Italy. Asian markets closed mostly lower on the day.
The SPY gapped lower to start yesterday’s session, finding support near the 100SMA. Support will first lie at the confluence of the 100SMA and the $270 pivot, followed by the 20EMA at $268.03 and the $267 pivot, then $265, then pivots at $256.60, $254.67, and the low of the February sell down at $252.92. Resistance will lie at $273, $275.5, $280, $284.10, and all time highs at $286.63.
Small Cap Watch List
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**Others On Watch**
8:30 Fed Pres. Bostic Speaks
8:30 Housing Starts
9:15 Industrial Production
10:30 EIA Petroleum Status Report
6:30 Fed Pres. Bullard Speaks
Notable Earnings Before Open
Macy’s Inc (M) – EPS Est. $0.36
Notable Earnings After Close
Cisco (CSCO) – EPS Est. $0.59
Take-Two Interactive (TTWO) – EPS Est. $0.44