Stocks fell from overnight highs on higher than expected unemployment claims this morning, and a much worse than expected Philly Fed. But as one financial wiseguy said on Bloomberg, who cares about manufacturing? Probably does not care about jobs either.
A test of the pivot point support is underway. I would expect it to hold and perhaps recover after the Europeans have gone home to their folks and blokes, but if it gives way, which would be a clear break of the lower bound of that 'pivot channel' then its a new game, as they say.