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Existing Home Sales | Earnings Preview: Apr 20-24 – Article Dashboard

Earnings season will hit full stride this week with 443 companies confirmed to report. Nearly one-fourth of the S&P 500 will release results. Dow components include 3M Company (MMM), AT&T (T), Bank of America (BAC), Boeing (BA), Caterpillar (CAT), Coca-Cola (KO), DuPont (DD), International Business Machines (IBM), McDonald’s (MCD), Merck (MRK), Microsoft (MSFT) and United Technologies    .. more …

Existing Home Sales | Earnings Preview For Nov 24 ” 28 – Article Dashboard

The Week’s Events The U.S. financial markets will be closed on Thursday in observance of Thanksgiving. On Friday, Nov 28, stock exchanges will close at 1 p.m. ET.As would be expected for a holiday-shortened week, the financial calendar is pretty light.Only 62 companies have been confirmed to report. Joining Dow component Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) will be fellow S&P 500 members Analog Devices    .. more …

New Home Sales | Earnings Preview For Oct 27 – 31 – Article Dashboard

The Week’s EventsFriday is Halloween, but let’s hope the Fed does not spook investors before then.The Federal Open Market Committee will hold a 2-day meeting on Tuesday and Wednesday. Another rate cut seems likely, though the size is anybody’s guess. Fed Fund futures are suggesting a 50-basis point cut.A big move in stock prices following the release of the meeting’s statement on Wednesday    .. more …

New Home Sales | Earnings Preview For Feb 23 ” 27 – Article Dashboard

This will be the last big week for fourth-quarter earnings. We have confirmed report dates from 463 companies, including 49 members of the S&P 500 (SPX). Retailers will once again be at the forefront with Home Depot (HD), Kohl’s Corporation (KSS), Macy’s Inc. (M) and Target Corporation (TGT) releasing results.Events in Washington could also provide a catalyst, especially on Tuesday when Ben    .. more …

Existing Home Sales | Earnings Preview For Dec 22-26 – Article Dashboard

Volume should be comparatively light over the final 2 weeks of the year, with no schedule events of significant importance occurring. Year-end window dressing will have an impact on trading direction, though many traders and fund managers are simply looking ahead to 2009. The U.S. exchanges will close early on Christmas Eve. New Year’s Eve (Dec 31) will be a full trading day, however. Expect    .. more …

New Home Sales | Inflation & Production Numbers Will Be Key – Article Dashboard

Next week will be a light one on the earnings front, with a total of only 40 companies reporting, including 9 S&P 500 firms. Among the more noteworthy names that are going to report are: Federal Express (FDX), General Mills (GIS) and Nike (NKE). There will also be several potentially market-moving economic reports. Monday Nothing of significance.Tuesday The Producer Price Index (PPI) is    .. more …

New Home Sales | Earnings Preview For Oct 26 – 30 – Article Dashboard

We’ll get our first look at how well the economy fared in the third quarter with the advance GDP report. Economists are expecting a return to growth with a 3.1% expansion. Any number below 3% could cause a negative reaction in the equity markets. * Tuesday: September Durable Goods Orders, October Conference Board Consumer Confidence, August Case-Shiller housing price index * Wednesday: September    .. more …

Existing Home Sales | The Preseason Warm-up

Earnings Preview 6/18/10 The pregame festivities for the second quarter earnings season are getting underway. There will be just 48 firms reporting next week, but that includes 15 S&P 500 firms. We define the second quarter as fiscal periods ending in May, June and July, so these are mostly firms with fiscal periods ending in May. The 15 S&P 500 firms reporting represent a wide cross    .. more …

Existing Home Sales | Earnings Preview For Jun 22-26

We’ll see another round of early second-quarter results this week. A total of 42 companies are scheduled to report, including 14 S&P 500 members. Oracle (ORCL – Snapshot Report), Micron (MU – Snapshot Report) and Monsanto (MON – Snapshot Report) will be among the mostly closely-watched reports. The Fed will also grab traders’ attention. A 2-day meeting is scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday.    .. more …

Existing Home Sales | Retail In The Spotlight

Earnings Preview 2/19/10 Earnings Season is winding down, but that does not mean it is over. Next week will bring 570 earnings reports, including 57 members of the S&P 500. The focus will mostly be on the retailers, with such heavyweights as Home Depot (HD), Target (TGT), Lowe’s (LOW) and Macy’s (M) expected to report.Housing will take center stage on the economic data front, although the most    .. more …