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

Cramer: Answering all the critics

October 24, 2014

Wednesday's session was infuriating. The moment this market went down big, it was a terrific opportunity to buy. But so many people offered excuses not to.

SPX

Futures pause after sharp rebound

October 24, 2014

U.S. equity futures are pointing to a lower open this morning after stocks rallied sharply yesterday, recovering losses from the previous session.

SPX

Earnings, housing data top docket

October 24, 2014

The earnings parade will continue to dominate the agenda today. New home sales at 10 a.m. ET are the only economic data scheduled for release.

SPX

Strong earnings push futures higher

October 23, 2014

Caterpillar is up more than 4 percent after blowing out estimates. General Motors, 3M, Southwest Airlines, Comcast, and Eli Lilly are higher as well.

SPX

Jobless claims, earnings top docket

October 23, 2014

Jobless claims will be reported at 8:30 a.m. ET. The pre-market earnings lineup includes General Motors, 3M, Eli Lilly, Union Pacific, Celgene, Comcast, American Airlines, and Under Armour.

Premium Services

Free Webinars

Make Money in a Volatile Market

Education & Strategy

Vexed by the VIX

Many people probably don't know that the calculation changed for the CBOE Volatility Index this week, but it's worth discussing...

View more education articles »
optionMONSTER stockMONSTER tradeMONSTER