Morning Notes – Monday December 10, 2018

Directional Bias For The Day: S&P Futures are unchanged to lower; drifting mostly up since 6:45 PM on Sunday after gap down open for the week Odds are for a down day with choppiness and elevated volatility No key economic data due: Markets Around The World Markets in the East closed lower European markets are mostly lower – U.K. is higher Currencies: Up…

Morning Notes – Friday December 7, 2018

Directional Bias For The Day: S&P Futures are lower to unchanged; drifting mostly up since 3:00 AM Odds are for an up day with choppiness and elevated volatility Key economic data due: Non-Farm Employment Change (155K; 198K est.;  237K prev.) at 8:30 AM Unemployment Rate (3.7%; 3.7% est.; 3.7% prev. ) at 8:30 AM Average Hourly Earnings (0.2%; 0.3% est.; 0.1%…

Morning Notes – Thursday December 6, 2018

Directional Bias For The Day: S&P Futures are lower; drifting up since 5:00 AM Odds are for a down day with increased choppiness and elevated volatility Key economic data due: Unemployment Claims (231K vs. 226K est. and 235K prev.) at 8:30 AM Revised Unit Labor Costs (0.1% vs. 1.1% est. and 1.2% prev.) at 8:30 AM ISM Non-Manufacturing…

Morning Notes – Monday December 3, 2018

Directional Bias For The Day: S&P Futures are higher; drifting down since 3:30 AM and lower by 15 points from the high of 2814.00; Odds are for an up day with high probability of moving sideways from the pre-open session – watch for break above 2801.00 and break below 2793.00 for clarity Key economic data due: ISM Manufacturing PMI (est.…