Planning for next week; here is a preview of upcoming economic news.

If the market cooperates, we will look at opening an SPX Weekly Iron Condor for the October 13 cycle on Friday. I would like to see the VIX over 11, so I will look at setups Friday morning and post an update on whether we will enter or sit on the sidelines.

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


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

Monday, October 9

U.S. Columbus Day Holiday; banks closed, market open


10:00 am Fed's Neel Kashkari speaks


7:15 am Fed's Charles Evans speaks

2:00 pm FOMC Minutes


8:30 am Jobless Claims

8:30 am Producer Price Index

11:00 am EIA Petroleum Status Report


8:30 am Consumer Price Index

8:30 am Retail Sales

8:30 am Fed's Eric Rosengren speaks

10:00 am Consumer Sentiment

10:25 am Fed's Charles Evans speaks

11:30 am Fed's Robert Kaplan speaks

1:00 pm Fed's Jerome Powell speaks

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

Dot Hazlin