Learn the trade here. Make it on tradeMONSTER

Options Trading News

October 23, 2013  Wed 1:47 AM CT

SPX: SEE CHART GET CHAIN FIND STRATEGIES
Earnings remain the primary catalyst today, with only minor economic reports on the calendar.

Caterpillar, Boeing, General Dynamics, U.S. Airways, and Northrop Grumman issue quarterly results in the morning. Akamai Technologies, Citrix Systems, E*Trade Financial, F5 Networks, AT&T, Teradyne, Terex, and TripAdvisor follow in the afternoon.

Weekly mortgage applications will also be announced at 7 a.m. ET. While activity has slowed recently, yesterday's sharp decline in interest rates could make investors look past another weak number. Export and import prices follow at 8:30 a.m. ET. They're expected to decline 0.1 percent and 0.2 percent respectively and will probably have little impact on sentiment.

The FHFA home price for August follows at 10 a.m. ET but isn't tracked by economists. It rose 1 percent in the previous month.

Crude-oil inventories will be announced half an hour later.
Share this article with your friends


Related Stories

SPX

Trade bets on big gains in S&P 500

October 31, 2014

A large trade is looking for gains of more than 10 percent in the benchmark index, which has been running higher from its recent low in the last two weeks.

SPX

Stocks rally on Japanese stimulus

October 31, 2014

S&P 500 futures are up a full percentage point, placing the index on track for its first move above 2000 in more than a month. The biggest move occurred in Tokyo, where the Nikkei surged almost 5 percent.

SPX

Calm before storm in economic data

October 31, 2014

Today brings a handful of events, followed by a heavy calendar of economic news next week that culminates in the non-farm payrolls report.

SPX

Stocks stay lower after GDP report

October 30, 2014

S&P 500 futures are down half a percent, following declines in Europe and commodity markets.

SPX

GDP, jobless claims lead agenda

October 30, 2014

Today's big data report is the first estimate for third-quarter gross domestic product at 8:30 a.m. ET. Economists expect growth of 3 percent.

TRADING WEEKLY OPTIONS

The fastest money in the market
View full report »

Premium Services

Free Webinar Series

The 100K Challenge

Education & Strategy

Anatomy of a butterfly

One of the many esoterically named option strategies is known as a "butterfly." But don't be fooled: Like other advanced...

View more education articles »
optionMONSTER stockMONSTER tradeMONSTER