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:


8:30 am Consumer Price Index

8:30 am Jobless Claims


8:30 am Retail Sales

8:30 am Empire State Manufacturing Index

9:15 am industrial Production

10:00 am Consumer Sentiment

Monday, September 18

10:00 am Housing Market Index


FOMC Meeting Begins

8:30 am Housing Starts

8:30 am Import/Export Prices


10:00 am Existing Home Sales

10:30 am EIA Petroleum Status Report

2:00 pm FOMC Meeting Announcement

2:30 pm Fed Chair Janet Yellen Press Conference


8:30 am Jobless Claims

8:30 am Philadelphia Fed Business Outlook Survey


9:45 am PMI Composite Flash

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

Dot Hazlin