An advance preview of upcoming economic news.

SPX is still hovering at near-record levels, and VIX is still below where we would like to see it for the SPX weekly Iron Condor.

SPX 6 month chart

VIX 6 month chart

Our plans are to reinstate the weekly SPX Iron Condor when the VIX is consistently above 11, so patience is in order for now.

For planning purposes, a synopsis of upcoming economic news beginning tomorrow is below:

Thursday

7:45 am ECB Interest Rate Decision

8:30 am ECB President Mario Draghi press conference

8:30 am International Trade-in Goods

8:30 am Jobless Claims

10:00 am Pending Home Sales Index

10:30 am Fed's Neel Kashkari speaks

Friday

8:30 am GDP

10:00 am Consumer Sentiment

Monday, October 30

8:30 am Personal Income & Outlays

Tuesday

FOMC Meeting Begins

9:00 am S & P Case Shiller HPI

9:45 am Chicago PMI

10:00 am Consumer Confidence

Wednesday

8:15 am ADP Employment Report

9:45 am PMI Manufacturing Index

10:00 am ISM Manufacturing Index

10:00 am Construction Spending

10:30 am EIA Petroleum Status Report

2:00 pm FOMC Meeting Announcement

Thursday

8:30 am Jobless Claims

8:30 am Productivity & Costs

Friday

8:30 am Monthly Employment Report

8:30 am International Trade

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

Dot Hazlin