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 25 cycle on Thursday, depending on market conditions and available credit. For planning purposes, a synopsis of upcoming economic news beginning tomorrow is below:

Thursday

8:30 am Jobless Claims

8:30 am Philadelphia Fed Business Outlook Survey

9:15 am Industrial Production

1:00 pm Fed's Robert Kaplan speaks

1:45 pm Fed's Neel Kashkari speaks

Friday

10:00 am Consumer Sentiment

10:15 am Fed's Robert Kaplan speaks

Monday and Tuesday, August 21 and 22

No economic reports

Wednesday

10:00 am New Home Sales

10:30 am EIA Petroleum Status Report

12:00 pm Fed's Robert Kaplan speaks

Thursady

8:30 am Jobless Claims

10:00 am Existing Home Sales

Friday

8:30 am Durable Goods Orders

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

Dot Hazlin