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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 Aug 25 ” 29 – Article Dashboard

The economic schedule is pretty full, led by the minutes from the August Fed meeting. I don’t anticipate any surprises from the notes. Other key data will include: Monday: July existing home sales Tuesday: July new home sales, August Conference Board consumer confidence index, August Fed minutes Wednesday: July durable goods orders, weekly crude inventories Thursday: Preliminary second-quarter    .. 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 …

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 | Earnings Take Center Stage

Earnings Preview 7/16/10 Earnings season will be in full gear next week. There will be 509 firms reporting, including 129 S&P 500 firms. The firms reporting are some of the biggest and most important bellwethers of the economy, and slice across a wide spectrum of industries.Included in next week’s line up are eleven of the Dow 30, including American Express (AXP), International Business    .. more …

New Home Sales | Peak Of Earnings Season

Earnings Preview 7/23/10 Earnings season will be in full gear next week. There will be 1048 firms reporting, including 161 S&P 500 firms. The firms reporting are some of the biggest and most important bellwethers of the economy, and slice across a wide spectrum of industries. Included in next week’s lineup are: Boeing (BA), DuPont (DD), Exxon (XOM), Chevron (TM), Merck (MRK), Motorola (MOT)    .. more …