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 October 6 cycle on Thursday, depending on market conditions and available credit. Ideally, we would like to see the VIX over 11, so I will look at setups in the morning and post an update.

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


8:30 am Jobless Claims

8:30 am International Trade in Goods

8:30 am GDP

9:45 am Fed's Esther George speaks


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

Monday, October 2

9:45 am PMI Manufacturing Index

10:00 am ISM Manufacturing Index

10:00 am Construction Spending


8:15 am ADP Employment Repoert

10:00 am ISM Non Manufacturing Index

10:30 am EIA Petroleum Status Report

2:15 pm Fed Chair Janet Yellen speaks


8:30 am International Trade

8:30 am Jobless Claims

9:30 am Fed's John Williams speaks

10:00 am Fed's Patrick Harper speaks

10:00 am Factory Orders


8:30 am Employment Situation Report

12:15 pm Fed's William Dudley speaks

12:45 pm Fed's Robert Kaplan speaks

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

Dot Hazlin