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 8 cycle on Friday, depending on market conditions and available credit. We will not be entering Thursday this week; the monthly Employment Situation report is Friday morning so we will wait until the dust settles after the open.

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


8:30 am Jobless Claims

8:30 am Personal Income & Outlays

9:45 am Chicago PMI

10:00 am Pending Home Sales


8:30 am Monthly Employment Situation Report

9:45 am PMI Manufacturing Index

10:00 am Construction Spending

10:00 am Consumer Confidence

Monday, September 4

Markets closed; US Labor Day Holiday


10:00 am Factory Orders

1:30 pm Fed's Neel Kashkari speaks


8:30 am International Trade

10:00 am ISM Non Manufacturing Index

2:00 pm Beige Book


8:30 am Jobless Claims

8:30 am Productivity & Costs

11:00 am EIA Petroleum Status Report


8:45 am Fed's Patrick Harper speaks

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

Dot Hazlin