Here is a brief list of some key market events scheduled for the upcoming week. All earnings dates listed below are tentative and subject to change. Please check with each company's respective website for official reporting dates.
There are no major economic reports scheduled for Monday. On the earnings front, we'll hear from Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT), Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold (NYSE:FCX), Hasbro (NASDAQ:HAS), Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU), SunTrust Banks (NYSE:STI), Texas Instruments (NASDAQ:TXN), Western Digital (NASDAQ:WDC), and Yahoo (NASDAQ:YHOO).
The Richmond Fed's manufacturing index hits the Street on Tuesday, while the members of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) assemble to begin their two-day meeting. Earnings reports are expected from 3M (NYSE:MMM), DuPont (NYSE:DD), United Technologies (NYSE:UTX), AK Steel (NYSE:AKS), Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN), Broadcom (NASDAQ:BRCM), Coach (NYSE:COH), Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), Harley-Davidson (NYSE:HOG), Illumina (NASDAQ:ILMN), Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR), Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX), RadioShack (NYSE:RSH), and VMware (NYSE:VMW).
New home sales are due out on Wednesday, followed by the release of the FOMC's latest policy decision at 2:15 p.m. Eastern. AT&T (NYSE:T), Boeing (NYSE:BA), Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ:AKAM), Angie's List (NASDAQ:ANGI), Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE:BMY), Citrix Systems (NASDAQ:CTXS), Corning (NYSE:GLW), EMC Corp. (NYSE:EMC), Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB), Ryland Group (NYSE:RYL), US Airways (NYSE:LCC), and Zynga (NASDAQ:ZNGA) will share the earnings spotlight.
Thursday brings us reports on jobless claims, durable goods orders, and pending home sales. The earnings calendar features quarterly results from Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG), Acme Packet (NASDAQ:APKT), Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN), Biogen Idec (NASDAQ:BIIB), Clearwire (NASDAQ:CLWR), Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE:CL), Expedia (NASDAQ:EXPE), Goldcorp (NYSE:GG), International Paper (NYSE:IP), JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ:JBLU), PulteGroup (NYSE:PHM), Sprint Nextel (NYSE:S), and Under Armour (NYSE:UA).
This article by Schaeffer's Editorial Staff was originally published on Schaeffer's Investment Research.
The advance reading on third-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) will be released on Friday, along with the Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan consumer sentiment index. Earnings are due out from Merck (NYSE:MRK), Arch Coal (NYSE:ACI), Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA), and Moody's (NYSE:MCO).
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