What’s in Today’s Report:
- Best Broad Natural Resource ETF: GNR vs. GUNR
- Takeaways from Proctor & Gamble Earnings
- Charts: Copper Breakout and 10-Yr. Yield Into Resistance
Stock futures are little changed this morning as investors digest recent gains and await more important earnings results.
On the inflation front, German PPI ran hot (2.3% vs. E: 1.0%), but EU HICP (their CPI) met estimates of 0.5% which is helping ease some price related concerns this morning (yields are off the overnight highs).
Looking into today’s session, there are no notable economic reports but multiple Fed speakers including: Bostic (12:00 p.m. ET), Kashkari (12:00 p.m. ET), Evans (12:00 p.m. ET), Quarles (1:00 p.m. ET), Bullard (1:45 p.m. ET), and Daly (8:35 p.m. ET).
Looking to earnings, focus will be on: VZ ($1.36), WGO ($1.98), and ABT ($0.92) reporting pre-market and then TSLA ($1.49), IBM ($2.49), PPG ($1.56), and DFS ($3.38) releasing results after the close.