Planning for next week; here is a preview of upcoming economic news.

If the market cooperates, we are hoping to enter an SPX Weekly Iron Condor for the August 4 cycle on Thursday. Volatility is still very low; so extra caution is advised for those trading the Weekly Iron Condor. For planning purposes, a synopsis of upcoming economic news beginning tomorrow is below:

Thursday

8:30 am Durable Goods Orders

8:30 am International Trade-in Goods

8:30 am Jobless Claims

Friday

8:30 am GDP

10:00 am Consumer Sentiment

Monday, July 31

9:45 am Chicago PMI

10:00 am Pending Home Sales

Tuesday

8:30 am Personal Income & Outlays

9:45 am PMI Manufacturing Index

10:00 am ISM Manufacturing Index

10:00 am Construction Spending

Wednesday

8:15 am ADP Employment Report

10:30 am EIA Petroleum Status Report

Thursday

8:30 am Jobless Claims

10:00 am Factory Orders

10:00 am ISM Non-Manufacturing Index

Friday

8:30 am Employment Situation Report

8:30 am International Trade

As always, stay keen on your risk management and trade carefully,

Dot Hazlin