The interest rate decision and FOMC commentary will dominate the trading week ahead, as well as corporate earnings with 27% of the S&P 500 reporting.
D.R. Horton is slated to release fourth quarter earnings on January 27 and traders expect it to move lower.
The crude story remains in play and within a range as fundamentals are stuck in the supply glut.
The move in commodities was unusual following the ECB rate decision as the action was relatively muted, but part of that could be that much of it was priced in.
Crude seems to have established a range in the short term, following months of free falling.
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Markets could see one of the busiest weeks in 2015 due to the volatility in the commodity complex and foreign currency.
Eric Zuccarelli, independent metals trader, talks the effect of the Swiss franc's value on gold, and Alan Harry of Harry Trust RE believes volatility in crude is not over yet.
Peter Amandio of Chicago Energies says he still thinks crude will continue to move lower, just looking at the four point drop in Thursday's intraday trading.