Quiet calendar before busy week
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AbbVie, LyondellBassell, Tyco, Vodafone, and Xerox issue quarterly results. Germany's Ifo survey of business conditions will be reported early, followed by U.S. durable-goods orders at 8:30 a.m. ET.
Next week begins slowly and then grows very busy.
Monday brings pending home sales, along with earnings from Cummins, Tyson Foods, Masco, and Amkor Technology.
Tuesday features the Case-Shiller index of home prices and consumer confidence. Pfizer, Merck, Amgen, American Express, United Parcel Service, International Paper, and Marriott announce results.
Wednesday is a major day, with the preliminary estimate for second-quarter gross domestic product, ADP's private-sector payroll report and the Federal Reserve's interest-rate decision all scheduled. Hess, Goodyear Tire & Rubber, Akamai, Williams, Kraft Foods, and Phillips 66 release earnings as well.
Thursday features initial jobless claims. Exxon Mobil, Cigna, Expedia, and MasterCard issue results.
The week concludes with non-farm payrolls and the Institute for Supply Management's manufacturing index and construction spending. Procter & Gamble, Chevron, and Clorox are the big names reporting earnings.