A relatively light day ahead in terms of economic data and earnings. Today we will get a second report for the week on the housing market with Housing Starts and Building Permits at 8:30 A.M. Current expectations are for housing starts to be 1210k units, a decline of -5.6% from August.  Building Permits are expected to be 1275k, an increase of 2.0% from August.

On the earnings front, there are only eight S&P 500 companies expected to report quarterly earnings today.

 

All expectations and data points are sourced from Bloomberg as of 10/17/18 unless noted otherwise.




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