Markets will be keeping a close eye on retail sales data due out Wednesday morning according to Seaport Securities President Teddy Weisberg. TheStreet's Andrea Tse reports from the New York Stock Exchange.
Stocks are barely changed midday Monday amid disappointing China economic data.
Fed policy jitters and fiscal headwinds are expected to creep back into the markets next week after a strong run.
Pandora, Foot Locker, KKR and Gardner Denver were some of the stocks garnering attention in the broad market advance.
Benedict Willis, managing director at Albert Fried, explains that potential future sequestration effects are an area of caution, but no cause for any bearish thesis.
Greywolf chief technical analyst Mark Newton (@MarkNewtonCMT) sums up the bullish and negative market scenarios to be watching out for.
Keith Bliss, senior vice president of Cuttone, says volumes remained light ahead of Friday's jobs report and a leveling of volatility was creating some trading challenges.
Ted Weisberg, president of Seaport Securities, says the markets are shrugging off fiscal concerns, but warns that the eurozone continues to pose downside risks.
Kenny Polcari, director of floor operations at O'Neil Securities, talks about navigating the jobs data barrage and global central bank meetings next week.
Benedict Willis, managing director at Albert Fried, sees a rotation from bonds to low-beta equities.