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Friday February 1, 2019

Economic Calendar & Watch List

Morning Notes

US Futures and European shares are slightly higher in early trading. Trade talks in Washington concluded between the US and China with President Trump saying he was “optimistic” on a deal being reached, but still firm on the March 1 deadline.  Earnings from AMZN are weighing on markets as the beat on earnings, but adjusted their outlook. Asian markets settled the session mixed.

Technicals

The SPY continued higher in yesterday’s session encountering resistance at the important $270 pivot. Support is first found at $268, $265, $263 and the 20EMA at $262.03, followed by $260, $254.67, $253, $250, $248, $242 and $240. Resistance first lies at $270, then the 100SMA at $270.96 and the 200SMA at $273.87.

Small Cap Watch List

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**Others On Watch**

AMZN, CI

Economic Calendar

 8:30  Non Farm Payrolls

 9:45  Fed Pres. Kaplan Speaks

10:00  ISM Manufacturing Index

10:00  Consumer Sentiment

 

Notable Earnings Before Open

Merck (MRK) – EPS Est. $1.03

Honeywell (HON) – EPS Est. $1.88

Cigna (CI) – EPS Est. $2.53

 

Notable Earnings After Close

NONE

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