tradeMONSTER: Trade free for 90 days

Options Trading News

February 15, 2013  Fri 1:47 AM CT

XLI: SEE CHART GET CHAIN FIND STRATEGIES
Today's economic calendar focuses on industrial data and consumer sentiment.

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York will release its Empire Manufacturing Index at 8:30 a.m. ET. Economists expect a reading of zero, up from -7.8 in January. The report seldom affects market sentiment because it covers a relatively limited geographical area.

The national Fed reports January industrial production at 9:15 a.m. ET. Forecasts are looking for an increase of 0.2 percent, slower than the 0.3 percent gain in December.

The University of Michigan follows with its gauge of consumer sentiment at 9:55 a.m. ET. Economists expect a reading of 73.5, slightly lower than 73.8 last month.

U.S. markets will be closed on Monday in observance of Presidents Day.
Share this article with your friends


Related Stories

XLI

Cautious trade in industrial fund

December 4, 2014

The selloff in energy has bled through to industrials, and one big trader is treading cautiously with heavy put buying in the SPDR Industrial Sector Fund.

XLI

Industrials get vote of confidence

November 19, 2014

A large trader apparently believes that the SPDR Industrial Fund Industrial ETF will hold firm through early next year.

tradeMONSTER: Trade free for 90 days

Premium Services

Archived Webinar

The Art of Trading: Forgiving the Spread

Education & Strategy

Know thy Greeks!

One of the most important roles played by the Option Pricing Model is the calculation of an important family of...

View more education articles »
optionMONSTER stockMONSTER tradeMONSTER