October 4, 2017 — Let’s take a look at a long breakout setup in CHKP. - Simpler Stocks

The markets made further progress today, as traders extended yesterday’s gains. It was a light day for economic news. However, based on the available numbers, auto and truck sales picked up during the month of September. This was positive news, given that adverse weather conditions and hurricanes in parts of the country have presented challenges lately. The nation’s employment situation will take center stage over the next few days. Tomorrow, Automatic Data Processing (ADP) will release its employment change report for the month of September. On Thursday, we will get a look at the latest weekly unemployment claims. Then, on Friday, the government will weigh in with the September nonfarm payroll numbers.