Equities began the day on a slightly higher note in anticipation of the latest policy statement from the Federal Reserve. The major averages spiked to session highs upon the release of the central bank's directive. However, stocks surrendered all of their gains, and the S&P 500 finished flat.
Today after the close the following companies are scheduled to report earnings: AVNR, RH, INTL, MNR, OPAY, LSCC
Futures are lower after hours: S&P 500 futures are -1.35 from fair value of 1427.85 and Nasdaq100 futures are -2.94 from fair value of 2674.44.
Tomorrow morning before the open three economic report is scheduled to be released: 1) Initial Claims (Consensus 375k) and Continuing Claims (Consensus 3200k), 2) Retail Sales (Consensus 0.4%) and Retail Sales ex-auto (Consensus 0.0%), and 3) PPI (Consensus -0.5%) and Core PPI (Consensus 0.1%).
Tomorrow before the open the following companies are scheduled to report earnings: CIEN, HOV, PIR