Economic Calendar & Watch List 2/15/2017

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Wednesday February 15, 2017


Economic Calendar & Watch List


Morning Notes

US Futures are sitting relatively flat to slightly lower after the sharp rally over the last several days. European stocks are trading higher led by a strong move in the banking sector. Asian stocks closed predominantly higher.



The SPY extended its rally yet again throughout yesterday’s session posting more record highs. Support will lie at the low of yesterday’s range at $232.16, followed by $232.05, $231.77, $230.62, $229.56, and $229.39. Resistance will lie only at the high of yesterday’s range at $233.70.


Small Cap Watch List

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**Others On Watch**





Economic Calendar

8:30 February Empire manufacturing survey general business conditions expected +0.3

8:30 January CPI expected +0.3% m/m

8:30 January retail sales expected +0.1%

9:15 January industrial production expected unch

10:00 Fed Chair Yellen delivers semiannual monetary policy report

10:00 February NAHB housing market index expected unch

10:00 December business inventories expected +0.4%

10:30 EIA Weekly Petroleum Status Report

12:00 Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren speaks

12:45 Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker speaks


Notable Earnings Before Open
SodaStream (SODA) – EPS Est. $0.30

Pepsi (PEP) – EPS Est. $1.16

Hilton Worldwide (HLT) – EPS Est. $0.65

Angie’s List (ANGI) – EPS Est. $0.08

Notable Earnings After Close
Applied Materials (AMAT) – EPS Est. $0.66

Avis Budget Group (CAR) – EPS Est. $0.17

Cisco Systems (CSCO) – EPS Est. $0.56

GoDaddy (GDDY) – EPS Est. $0.09

Marriott (MAR) – EPS Est. $0.83

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