Learn the trade here. Make it on tradeMONSTER

Options Trading News

October 23, 2012  Tue 12:45 AM CT

SPX: SEE CHART GET CHAIN FIND STRATEGIES
Today's economic calendar remains light, with corporate earnings likely to matter more than macro data.

Industrial conglomerate 3M and chemicals giant DuPont, both members of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, will issue results before the bell. Social-media giant Facebook and network-technology stalwart Juniper Networks follow in the afternoon.

The only economic data will be the Richmond Fed's monthly index of economic activity in its district. Scheduled for 10 a.m. ET, the report generally covers too limited an area to have a significant impact on broad sentiment.

The calendar picks up tomorrow, with key European data scheduled for the early morning and the Federal Reserve's interest-rate decision in the afternoon.
Share this article with your friends


Related Stories

SPX

Stocks higher on sentiment, earnings

October 21, 2014

S&P 500 futures are up 0.6 percent, while the Nasdaq advanced 0.9 percent after strong iPhone sales caused Apple to beat expectations. European markets advanced by 1.5 to 2.3 percent.

SPX

Agenda keeps focus on earnings

October 21, 2014

McDonald's, Coca-Cola, Lockheed Martin, Verizon Communications, United Technologies, and Harley Davidson release their numbers this morning.

SPX

Futures follow Europe, IBM lower

October 20, 2014

S&P 500 futures are down about 0.2 percent. Frankfurt, Paris, and London are all down more than 1 percent amid poor quarterly results, weak trade numbers, and persistent deflationary pressures.

SPX

Earnings continue to lead agenda

October 20, 2014

Halliburton, VF Corporation, Valeant Pharmaceuticals, and Peabody Energy report this morning. Apple, IBM, and Texas Instruments follow in the afternoon.

SPX

Stocks rebound after halting selloff

October 17, 2014

S&P 500 futures are up about 1 percent, and European indexes are higher by 1 to 2 percentage points. Most Asian markets fell overnight as bearishness from the recent selloff lingered. Oil's rebound continues.

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