MidWeek Commentary

HI Financial Services Commentary 05-17-2016

RECORDING Market Commentary 05-17-2016

HI Financial Services Commentary 05-17-2016

What are my choices in the stock market because everything I look at seems to be the same?  Hurley Investments Client
Everything is the same from a broker, registered investment advisor to a financial planner

The put you in to a financial planning software answer is 60 equities 40 bonds

Then they all invest your money and in their minds the job is done. 

When it doesn’t work what is their answer? = DON’T worry your invested for the long term


You guys made a choice to do something different!!!!



What’s happening this week and why?

Good news is bad news and bad news is good news

Empire Manufacturing -9.0 vs est 6.6

Building Permits 1116 vs est 1130

CPI .4 vs est .3

Core CPI  .2 vs est .2

Housing Starts 1172 vs est 1135

Capacity Utilization 75.4 vs est 75.0

Industrial Production .7 vs est .2



Where will our market end this week?

Down 1% from here



DJIA – Bearish and trying to hold the 50 day SMA

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SPX –  Bearish and trying to hold the 50 day SMA

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COMP – Bearish and trying to hold the 50 day SMA

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Also approaching 10% correction territory


Where Will the SPX end May 2016?

05-17-2016           -2.5%

05-11-2016           -2.5%

05-04-2016           -2.5%



What is on tap for the rest of the week?=


Tues:          HD, TJX

Wed:          AEO, CSCO, HRL LB, LOW, CRM, TGT, URBN

Thur:          AAP, AMAT, DKS, ROST, SMRT, WMT

Fri:             BKE, DE, FL



Econ Reports:

Tues:          Building permits, Housing Starts, CPI, Core CPI, Industrial Production, Capacity Utilization

Wed:          MBA, Crude, FED minutes,

Thur:          Initial, Continuing Claims, Phil Fed,

Fri:             Existing Home Sales




Tues –         JP: GDP

Wed –         EMU: HICP

Thursday –  JP: All Industry, GB: Retail Sales

Friday –    

Sunday –    JP: Merchandise Trade



How I am looking to trade?

I haven’t taken off the collars from the earnings session

Options expiration on Friday and I feel like I need to sell some more premium

To sell premium short puts against long puts and roll covered calls or add new covered calls as volatility has picked up






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