After last week’s positive jobs report, monetary policy meetings and news from Europe, market watchers will enter the new week with some momentum. There’s not a lot of economic data to parse through but there’s still a handful of interesting earnings reports to review.
Spain could be a topic of conversation, notably whether or not it will seek a bailout. On Friday, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said a decision had not been made yet. In addition, after combing through ECB president Mario Draghi’s comments from Thursday, it did provide some details for possible bond purchases.
Let’s take a look at this week.
Tuesday: June job openings, labor turnover and June consumer credit.
Wednesday: Second-quarter labor productivity and second-quarter unit labor costs.
Thursday: Weekly jobless claims, June U.S. trade deficit and June wholesale inventories.
Friday: June import prices and July federal budget.
Monday: Federal Reserve Chief Ben Bernanke remarks on economic measurement.
Tuesday: Federal Reserve Chief Ben Bernanke remarks.
Tuesday: Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS), Office Depot (NYSE:ODP), Priceline (NASDAQ:PCLN), Sirius XM (NASDAQ:SIRI), Cablevision (NYSE:CVC), Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR), CVS (NYSE:CVS), E.W. Scripps (NYSE:SSP), Live Nation (NYSE:LYV), Molson Coors (NYSE:TAP), Zillow (NASDAQ:Z).