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 22 cycle on Thursday, depending on market conditions and available credit. I would like to see the VIX over 11, so entry will depend on how wide we can get between the short strikes. 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

Friday

9:45 am PMI Composite Flash

Monday, September 25

8:40 am Fed's William Dudley speaks

12:40 pm Fed's Charles Evans speaks

Tuesday

9:00 am S & P Case Shiller HPI

9:30 am Fed's Loretta Mester speaks

10:00 am Consumer Confidence

11:50 am Fed Chair Janet Yellen speaks

Wednesday

8:30 am Durable Goods Orders

9:15 am Fed's Neel Kashkari speaks

10:00 am Pending Home Sales

10:30 am EIA Petroleum Status Report

1:30 pm Fed's James Bullard speaks

Thursday

8:30 am Jobless Claims

8:30 am International Trade in Goods

8:30 am GDP

9:45 am Fed's Esther George speaks

Friday

8:30 am Personal Income and Outlays

9:45 am Chicago PMI

10:00 am Consumer Sentiment

11:00 am Fed's Patrick Harper speaks

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

Dot Hazlin