Hot Stocks To Watch 10/23/2018

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Tuesday October 23, 2018

Economic Calendar & Watch List

 

Morning Notes

US Futures and European stocks are lower in early trading. Global markets continue to be under pressure with concern in the slowdown of China’s economy. Tech stocks are weak following a sell-off in Europe. Asian markets settled the day sharply lower.

 

Technicals

The SPY remained below the 200SMA in yesterday’s session and chopped around the $275.5 pivot area. We are looking to gap lower this morning around the critical $270 pivot area. Support is first found at the $270 critical pivot, followed by $268.43, and $267.76. Resistance first lies at the $275.5 pivot, followed by the 200SMA at $276.52, the $280 pivot area, the 20EMA at $281.91, then the 100SMA of $282.36, $286.7, $293.22, then all time highs of $293.94.

 

Small Cap Watch List

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**Others On Watch**

 

CAT, MMM

 

Economic Calendar

 8:55  Redbook

 9:30  Fed Pres. Kashkari Speaks

 1:30  Fed Pres. Bostic Speaks

 2:15  Fed Pres. Kaplan Speaks

 6:15  Fed Pres. Evans Speaks

 8:00  Fed Pres. George Speaks

 

Notable Earnings Before Open
Caterpillar (CAT) – EPS Est. $2.83

3M (MMM) – EPS Est. $2.70

McDonalds (MCD) – EPS Est. $1.98

Harley-Davidson (HOG) – EPS Est. $0.59

 

Notable Earnings After Close

Texas Instruments (TXN) – EPS Est. $1.53

iRobot (IRBT) – EPS Est. $0.48

 

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