2015-01-03 Weekend Market Update (Equities Pullback From New All Time Highs)

Posted on January 3rd, by Mitchell Warren in Free Articles, Options Risk Management, Weekend Market Updates. Comments Off on 2015-01-03 Weekend Market Update (Equities Pullback From New All Time Highs)

Weekend Market Update

Equities Pullback From New All Time Highs

S&P 500 Large Cap

Russell 2000 Small Cap Index

Weekly S&P Sectors ETF Performance: Energy (XLE) -0.72%, Healthcare (XLV) -0.72%, Consumer Discretionary (XLY) -0.83%, Financials (XLF) -0.88%, Materials (XLB) -1.18%, Industrials (XLI) -1.55%, Consumer Staples (XLP) -2.24%, Utilities (XLU) -2.29%, Technology (XLK) -2.48%

Various Asset Classes: Spot Volatility Index (VIX) +22.69%, Bonds (TLT) +2.34%, U.S. Dollar (UUP) +1.30%, Gold (GLD) -0.65%, Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) -1.22%, S&P 500 (SPX) -1.46%, Silver (SLV) -1.56%, Nasdaq-100 (NDX) -1.94%, Agriculture (DBA) -2.26%, Natural Gas (UNG) -3.36%, Oil (USO) -4.28%

Economic Data (1/5-1/9)

Monday: 2:00 P.M. EST- Dec Auto, Truck Sales

Tuesday: 10:00 A.M.- Nov Factory Orders (-0.4%), Dec ISM Services (58.5)

Wednesday: 7:00 A.M.- Weekly MBA Mortgage Index; 8:15 A.M.- Dec ADP Employment Change (+230K); 8:30 A.M.- Nov Trade Balance (-$42.0B); 10:30 A.M.- Weekly Crude Oil Inventories; 2:00 P.M.- 12/17 FOMC Minutes

Thursday: 7:30 A.M.- Dec Challenger Job Cuts; 8:30 A.M.- Initial Weekly Jobless Claims (290K), Continuing Claims (2365K); 10:30 A.M.- Weekly Natural Gas Inventories; 2:00 P.M.- Nov Consumer Credit ($15.3B)

Friday: 8:30 A.M.- Dec Non-Farm Payrolls (+250K), Dec Private Non-Farm Payrolls (+238K), Dec Unemployment Rate (5.7%), Dec Hourly Earnings (+0.2%), Dec Average Workweek (34.6); 10:00 A.M.- Nov Wholesale Inventories (+0.4%)

Earnings Reports (1/5-1/9)

Monday: No earnings reports

Tuesday: Before the bell- (CMC), (LNN), (ZEP); After the bell- (SHLM), (LNDC), (MU), (SONC), (TISI)

Wednesday: Before the bell- (GBX), (MON), (RPM), (SVU), (UNF); After the bell- (RECN), (RELL), (WDFC)

Thursday: Before the bell- (APOL), (STZ), (FDO), (GPN), (PKE), (SCHN); After the bell- (ANGO), (CUDA), (BBBY), (TCS), (EOPN), (FC), (HELE), (PSMT), (RT), (VOXX)

Friday: Before the bell- (AYI), (AZZ), (INFY), (SYRG)

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