December JOBS Report | Sell the News? 1-5-18

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What to Watch For in the December Jobs Report

The Labor Department will report the latest figures on hiring and unemployment at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time.

Economists surveyed by MarketWatch forecast that the data for December will show a gain of 198,000 jobs and they expect that the unemployment rate held steady at 4.1 percent, the lowest level since 2000.

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Wall Street Bulls Take the Horns Ahead of December Jobs Report

U.S. equity futures pushed further into record territory Friday, following another all-time peak for global stocks ahead of a December jobs report which will go some way towards gauging the Federal Reserve’s ambitions for three interest rate increases this year.

thestreet.com/december-jobs-report

Cryptocurrency Investing

BTC USD Bitcoin Chart 1-5-18

BTC USD Bitcoin Chart 1-5-18

Zuckerburg to Study Cryptocurrency in Quest to Decentralize Facebook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Thursday he plans to study cryptocurrencies and other decentralizing technologies as part of a larger bid to improve the social networking service he co-founded.

Aptly in a Facebook post, Zuckerberg outlined what he called personal challenges for the year ahead, noting that one is to study the “positive and negative aspects” of cryptocurrency and encryption.

coindesk.com/cryptocurrency-facebook/

Today's Trade of the Day | 1-5-18

HD Home Depot Chart 1-5-18

HD Home Depot Chart 1-5-18

Hard to find a trade today that isn't too far into momentum. The long side is obviously the correct trade, but don't want to get long into today's higher open. (It's great if you're long over night.

HD Home Depot one of a few stocks near a breakout level and not near a Saturation Point. Game Planning a $191 buy stop. Profit target comes in at $199.

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SPY ETF Chart 1-5-18

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Stocks to Trade | Friday Edition 1-5-18

MOMENTUM

Bullish Momentum: XNET, OSTK, DLPH, VNTV, MOMO, APA, MYL, HES

Bearish Momentum: m, mac, cbs

ORDER FLOW

Bullish Order Flow: OSTK, ROKU, DVA, NKTR, CAT, NFLX, EOG, KSS, LYB, MA, V, FB, COF, BA, AMZN, MAR, CVX, DE, TGT, UNP, HD, DLTR, JPM,

Bearish Order Flow: eix, pcg, khc

Double Normal Volume: INTC, M, LB, OSTK, D, WATT, VNTV

Inside Days: aapl, cmcsa, vrx, dis, wmt, gsk, cvx, pe, mnk, lvs, ccl, oxy, cpb, nue, amgn

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