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Trading Radar: FOMC Meeting Looms

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Get some rest over the weekend because next week is sure to be fun.

Of course it's the middle of earnings season so investors will awaiting results from Apple (AAPL), Amazon (AMZN), Caterpillar (CAT), Boeing (BA), and Microsoft (MSFT) to name a few. Also, keep an eye on Consumer Confidence and GDP which will be released on Wednesday and Friday.

The events above are big, but they aren't even the highlight of the week. On Wednesday, the FOMC will announce its decision on interest rates. No change is expected but watch for new language in the statement as well as changes made the Fed's purchase program which is expected to end soon. Then later that evening President Obama will give his state of the union address. Will he talk more about his attempts to destroy Wall Street? What about healthcare?

Did I mention that Apple releases the much anticipated Tablet on Wednesday as well?



Monday, January 25

Economics

10:00 Existing Home Sales 6.00M cons.

Earnings

Before: AKS, CNH, ETN, HAL, ERIC, DGX, SEE

After: ALGT, AMGN, AAPL, ATHR, JEC, MSPD, PRXL, SLG, TXN, VMW, VLTR, ZION

Auctions

11:30 3-Month Bill Auction
11:30 6-Month Bill Auction


Tuesday, January 26

Economics

09:00 Case-Shiller 20 City Index -5.20% cons.
10:00 Consumer Confidence 52.9 cons.
10:00 FHFA Home Price Index

Earnings

Before: ABC, BHI, CRS, CBE, GLW, DAL, DD, EMC, ENR, JNJ, KCI, MHP, NUE, BTU, RYN, SHW, TLAB, TRV, TUES, X, VZ, GWW,

After: ALTR, BBOX, BXP, ELY, CNI, DV, GILD, INFN, MCK, PTV, RFMD, SYK, TPX, YHOO

Auctions

01:00 2-Yr Note Auction


Wednesday, January 27

Economics

10:00 New Home Sales 370k cons.
10:30 Crude Inventories
02:15 FOMC Rate Decision 0.25% cons.

Earnings

Before: ABT, ATI, BLK, BA, CAT, COP, EXP, GD, HSY, HES, ITW, MNI, NYB, PJC, PX, ROK, SAP, SII, SO, STJ, SWK, UAUA, WLP

After: AMLN, CTXS, CCI, ETFC, ETH, FLEX, GMCR, HBI, HXL, HOKU, MUR, NFLX, NE, NSC, OI, QCOM, JAVA, SYMC, TTEK

Auctions

01:00 5-Yr Note Auction

Speeches

10:00 Tim Geithner
09:00 Barack Obama


Thursday, January 28

Economics

08:30 Initial Claims
08:30 Continuing Claims
08:30 Durable Orders 2.0% cons.

Earnings

Before: FLWS, MMM, ALK, MO, AEP, T, BAX, BDX, BMY, BC, CP, CAH, CELG, CHKP, CRUS, CL, CNX, CY, DHR, LLY, EL, FCF, F, BEN, GR, JNS, JBLU, KSU, LLL, LMT, MKC, MOT, NOK, NVR, OXY, OXPS, OSK, POT, PF, RTN, RCL, TSM, TST, TWC, TYC, UA, ZMH

After: AMZN, CB, CYN, COLM, CYMI, EMN, FORM, GNW, JNPR, MSFT, PMCS, RMBS, SNDK, SPWRA, SXE, VPRT,

Auction

01:00 7-Yr Note Auction


Friday, January 29


Economics

08:30 GDP 4.5% cons.
08:30 Chain Deflator 1.3% cons.
08:30 Employment Cost Index 0.4% cons.
09:45 Chicago PMI 56.0 cons.
09:55 University of Michigan Sentiment 73.0 cons.

Earnings

Before: ACI, AVY, CVX, DOV, FO, HON, MAT, NWL, PCAR,

After:
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