Corporate earnings will be at the forefront for investors’ attention this week. Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) will kick off the earnings reports on Monday, followed by Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Tuesday.
Economic numbers will also be part of the conversation including a FOMC meeting and its subsequent news conference on Wednesday.
Look for news from Europe to add to potential market action after France’s presidential election on Sunday. President Nicolas Sarkozy and top challenger François Hollande are expected face a runoff election.
Here’s a look at this week’s numbers and Fed talk.
Tuesday: S&P/Case Shiller home prices report.
Wednesday: Durable goods orders and FOMC decision.
Thursday: Jobless claims, Pending home sales and Kansas City Fed business survey.
Friday: GDP and Reuters/Univ. of Michigan consumer sentiment.
Wednesday: FOMC Meeting
Tuesday: Ace Ltd. (NYSE:ACE), Aflac Inc. (NYSE:AFL), Air Products & Chemicals Inc. (NYSE:APD), Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN), Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE:BHI), C.R. Bard Inc. (NYSE:BCR), C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ:CHRW), Coach Inc. (NYSE:COH), DeVry Inc. (NYSE:DV), Edwards Lifesciences Corp. (NYSE:EW), FMC Technologies Inc. (NYSE:FTI), Hershey Co. (NYSE:HSY), Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW), International Game Technology (NYSE:IGT), Juniper Networks Inc. (NYSE:JNPR), Lexmark International Inc. (NYSE:LXK), Life Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:LIFE), McGraw-Hill Cos. (NYSE:MHP), Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR), Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYSE:NSC), Paccar Inc. (NASDAQ:PCAR), Parker Hannifin Corp. (NYSE:PH), Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE:RHI), Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE:RAI), Ryder System Inc. (NYSE:R), Sigma-Aldrich Corp. (NASDAQ:SIAL), T. Rowe Price Group Inc.(NASDAQ:TROW), Torchmark Corp.(NYSE:TMK), Total System Services Inc. (NYSE:TSS), U.S. Steel Corp. (NYSE:X), Waters Corp. (NYSE:WAT) and Western Union Co. (NYSE:WU).
Wednesday: Akamai Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM), Assurant Inc. (NYSE:AIZ), AutoNation Inc. (NYSE:AN), AvalonBay Communities Inc. (NYSE:AVB), Avery Dennison Corp. (NYSE:AVY), Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. (NYSE:COG), Citrix Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS), Cliffs Natural Resources Inc.(NYSE:CLF), Corning Inc. (NYSE:GLW), Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE:CCI), Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. (NYSE:DPS), Eli Lilly & Co. (NYSE:LLY), General Dynamics Corp. (NYSE:GD), Harley-Davidson Inc. (NYSE:HOG), Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES), Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. (NYSE:HST), Hudson City Bancorp.(NASDAQ:HCBK), Lorillard Inc. (NYSE:LO), Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE:NOC), O’Reilly Automotive Stores Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY), Owens-Illinois Inc. (NYSE:OI), Praxair Inc. (NYSE:PX), Rockwell Automation Inc.(NYSE:ROK), Southern Co. (NYSE:SO), Sprint Nextel Corp. (NYSE:S), Teradyne Inc. (NYSE:TER), Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO), WellPoint Inc. (NYSE:WLP), and Xilinx Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX).
Thursday: Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET), Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO), AmerisourceBergen Corp. (NYSE:ABC), Ball Corp. (NYSE:BLL), Bemis Co. (NYSE:BMS), BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE:BWA), Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (NYSE:BMY), Celgene Corp. (NASDAQ:CELG), Cerner Corp. (NASDAQ:CERN), Cincinnati Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:CINF), Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. (NYSE:CCE), Colgate-Palmolive Co. (NYSE:CL), Dominion Resources Inc. (NYSE:D), Dow Chemical Co. (NYSE:DOW), Eastman Chemical Co. (NYSE:EMN), Entergy Corp. (NYSE:ETR), Expedia Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPE), Federated Investors Inc. (NYSE:FII), Fidelity National Information Services Inc.(NYSE:FIS), Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD), Goodrich Corp. (NYSE:GR), Helmerich & Payne Inc. (NYSE:HP), Invesco Ltd. (NYSE:IVZ), Iron Mountain Inc.(NYSE:IRM), Kellogg Co. (NYSE:K), KLA-Tencor Corp. (NASDAQ:KLAC), L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. (NYSE:LLL), Leggett & Platt Inc. (NYSE:LEG), Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE:LMT), Mead Johnson Nutrition Co. (NYSE:MJN), MetroPCS Communications Inc. (NYSE:PCS), Moody’s Corp. (NYSE:MCO), Mylan Inc. (NASDAQ:MYL), Occidental Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:OXY), PepsiCo Inc. (NYSE:PEP), PerkinElmer Inc. (NYSE:PKI), Principal Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:PFG), Pulte Group Inc.(NYSE:PHM), Raytheon Co. (NYSE:RTN), Republic Services Inc. (NYSE:RSG), Safeway Inc. (NYSE:SWY), Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ:SBUX), Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE:TWC), Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE:TYC), United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE:UPS), VeriSign Inc.(NASDAQ:VRSN), Waste Management Inc. (NYSE:WM), Western Digital Corp. (NYSE:WDC), Whirlpool Corp. (NYSE:WHR), Xcel Energy Inc. (NYSE:XEL) and Zimmer Holdings Inc. (NYSE:ZMH).
Friday: Coventry Health Care Inc. (NYSE:CVH), Covidien PLC (NYSE:COV), Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F), Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. (NYSE:GT), International Paper Co. (NYSE:IP), Newell Rubbermaid Inc. (NYSE:NWL), Newmont Mining Corp. (NYSE:NEM), Simon Property Group Inc. (NYSE:SPG),Ventas Inc.(NYSE:VTR), and Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE:WY).