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June 13, 2019

Early Look: Thursday, June 13, 2019

U.S. futures point to a bounce after slipping for a second straight session on Wednesday, dragged down by weaker energy and financial stocks (on lower oil and rising interest cut expectations), but look to steady ahead of jobless claims and import data later this morning. Oil prices surged today after reports of an attack on two tankers near Iran, boosting the region’s oil stocks.

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June 10, 2019

What’s on Tap Weekly Calendar

Monday June 10th – Economic Calendar;10:00 AM EST, JOLTs Job openings for April Earnings Calendar: Earnings Before the Open: FGP, SHLO, THO; Earnings After the Close: ADXS, ASNA, CASY, ENZ, LAKE, LOVE

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June 6, 2019

Early Look: Thursday, June 6, 2019

Stocks in the U.S. are on track to rise for a third straight day, building on recent gains amid hopes of lower interest rates from the Fed this year as well as bets that the U.S. will reach a deal with Mexico this week to avoid getting hit with tariffs.

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June 3, 2019

What’s on Tap Weekly Calendar

Monday June 3rd – Economic Calendar: 9:45 AM EST Markit US Manufacturing PMI, May-F; 10:00 AM EST ISM Manufacturing for May; 10:00 AM EST Construction Spending MoM for April
;12:40 PM EST Fed’s Barkin speaks to Charlotte Economics Club; 1:25 PM EST Fed’s Bullard speaks in Chicago

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May 30, 2019

Early Look: Thursday, May 30, 2019

U.S. stock-index futures are tracking higher, looking to rebound along with the bounce in European equities as markets look to steady ahead of key economic data today. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury held near the lowest level since 2017 (now up around 2.26% after falling to 2.21% yesterday), while the dollar edges higher.

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May 28, 2019

Early Look: Tuesday, May 28, 2019

U.S. stocks are pointing to a lower open Monday, trying to rebound after stocks slumped last week, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average extending its losing streak for a fifth straight week heading into the Memorial Day weekend, though U.S. stocks gained on Friday on renewed signs of progress in trade negotiations between the U.S. and China. Crude oil rebounded from its biggest one-day loss of the year but still ended the week sharply lower.

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May 23, 2019

Early Look – 5-23-19

U.S. futures are sharply lower, with global markets feeling pain overnight as the war of words between China and the U.S. intensifies. Overnight a top Chinese government researcher said that a trade war may last until 2035, predicting a cycle of “fighting and talking.” Bloomberg also noted that Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Nomura Holdings Inc. and JPMorgan Chase and Co. are among those pricing-in a greater chance of a protracted trade war. Meanwhile, the South China Morning Post reported that tensions are forcing China to rethink its entire economic relationship with the U.S. Lots of negativity weighing on stock market sentiment, as global markets are lower.

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May 20, 2019

What’s on Tap Weekly Calendar

Monday May 20th Economic Calendar: 8:30 AM EST Chicago Fed Nat Activity Index for April Earnings Calendar: Earnings Before the Open: AZZ, IGT, SPTN Earnings After the Close: NDSN

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May 13, 2019

What’s on Tap Weekly Calendar

Monday, May 13th Economic Calendar: No Major Economic Data Released Today Earnings Calendar:Earnings Before the Open: None Earnings After the Close: LM, MIME, PACD, STE, TTWO

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May 6, 2019

What’s on Tap Weekly Calendar

Monday May 6thEconomic Calendar: 9:30 AM EST Fed’s Harker speaks on the Economic Outlook Earnings Calendar:Earnings Before the Open: AMG, BHC, CEVA, KELYA, KOS, PETSEarnings After the Close: AEIS, AIG, AIZ, APU, BE, CBT, CDEV, CDXS, COHU, CPE, DCP, EVER, FMC, FRAC, GLUU, HIIQ, HTZ, IPAR, LCI, MASI, MOS, MWA, NLS, OXY, PAHC, PXD, RNG, RP, SKT, SYKE, TACO, TDW, VECO

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April 29, 2019

What’s on Tap Weekly Calendar

Monday April 29thEconomic Calendar: 8:30 AM EST Personal Income for March 8:30 AM EST Personal Spending for March8:30 AM EST PCE Deflator MoM for March8:30 AM EST PCE Core Deflator MoM for March8:30 AM EST PCE Core Deflator YoY for March10:30 AM EST Dallas Fed Manufacturing Activity for April

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April 25, 2019

Early Look April 25, 2019

U.S. stock futures are now lower, as Dow futures tumble after Dow component MMM reported a miss on the top and bottom line and drastically cut its outlook for the year (sending shares down over 7%). Overnight however, tech stocks had rallied behind better earnings from market leaders Facebook and Microsoft along with a handful of other names..

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April 22, 2019

What’s on Tap Weekly Calendar

Monday April 22nd Economic Calendar: 8:30 AM EST Chicago Fed Nat Activity Index for March 10:00 AM EST Existing Home Sales MoM for March Earnings Calendar: Earnings Before the Open: AVX, GWW, HAL, KMB, LII, STLD, TCF Earnings After the Close: BRO, CDNS, CE, HLX, RMBS, RRC, WHR, ZION

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