Economic Calendar & Watch List 8/11/2017

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Friday August 11, 2017


Economic Calendar & Watch List


Morning Notes

US Futures are drifting lower this morning while European stocks trade lower by nearly -1%. Heightened volatility and tensions with North Korea continue to weigh on markets. President Trump gave a strict warning to North Korea to refrain from missile tests near Guam. Asian stocks tumbled to end the week.



The SPY sold off on accelerated volume throughout yesterday’s session, ending on the lows. Support will lie at the low of yesterday’s range at $243.70, followed by gap entry at $243.30 and gap fill at $242.55. Support continues at $240.85 and the 100 SMA as well at $240.85. Resistance will lie at the 20 EMA at $246.16, followed by the the high of yesterday’s range at $246.44, $247.25, the ascending resistance at $247.6 and record highs at $248.91.


Small Cap Watch List

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**Others On Watch**


Economic Calendar

8:30 July CPI expected +0.2%

9:40 Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan speaks

11:30 Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari speaks


Notable Earnings Before Open


Notable Earnings After Close


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