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 September 1 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

10:00 am Existing Home Sales

Friday

8:30 am Durable Goods Orders

10:00 am Fed Chair Janet Yellen speaks at Economic Policy Symposium

Monday, August 28

8:30 am International Trade-in Goods

Tuesday, August 29

9:00 am S & P Case Shiller HPI

10:00 am Consumer Confidence

Wednesday

8:15 am ADP Employment Report

8:30 am GDP

10:30 am EIA Petroleum Status Report

Thursady

8:30 am Jobless Claims

8:30 am Personal Income & Outlays

9:45 am Chicago PMI

10:00 am Pending Home Sales

Friday

8:30 am Monthly Employment Situation Report

9:45 am PMI Manufacturing Index

10:00 am Construction Spending

10:00 am Consumer Confidence

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

Dot Hazlin