Market Strategy

home price updates, the Fed's preferred inflation gauge, and Jerome Powell's town hall event

The latest updates on home prices in the U.S. will come out this week, along with new and pending home sales for August. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell will hold a town hall-style event with educators on Thursday, and on Friday, we’ll get the Personal Consumption Expenditures (PCE) Price Index, the Fed’s preferred inflation gauge. Costco, Micron Technology, Accenture, […]

Federal Reserve and Bank of England policy meetings

Monetary policy will be in the spotlight this week as Federal Reserve policymakers gather for the latest FOMC meeting on Tuesday, with an interest rate decision expected Wednesday. The Bank of England (BoE) will hold its own policy meeting on Thursday. We’ll also get the latest updates on the housing market, including building permits, housing starts, and existing home sales for August, and the NAHB’s Housing […]

PMI surveys, the Fed's Beige Book, and an inflation reading from China

Next week will be a holiday-shortened trading week, with U.S. equity markets closed for Labor Day on Monday. With earnings of the vast majority of S&P 500 companies already out of the way, it’s expected to be relatively quiet. Market watchers can expect PMI surveys from S&P Global and the Institute for Supply Management (ISM), the Fed’s […]

Coming up this week jobs figures, home prices, and the Fed's preferred inflation gauge

This week, we’ll get several key updates on inflation, jobs, and home prices in the U.S., as well as results from companies including Pinduoduo, Hewlett Packard, Best Buy, Salesforce, Broadcom, UBS, Dell Technologies, and Lululemon Athletica.

retail earnings, updates on home sales, and the Jackson Hole Economic Symposium

Next week will bring earnings reports from more major retailers including Lowe’s, Macy’s, Kohl’s, Nordstrom, Dollar Tree, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Urban Outfitters, and BJ’s Wholesale Club, among others. Zoom Video Communications, Nvidia, and TD Bank will also release their second-quarter results. Starting Thursday, central bankers, finance ministers, and economists from around the world will gather […]

retail sales and earnings from major retailers

Next week could be one of the last busy weeks of this earnings season, with reports from major retailers including Walmart, Home Depot, and Target.

more earnings and updates on the labor market

Earnings season continues next week with reports due from some of the market’s most widely held names, including Apple and Amazon, among others. We’ll get the latest updates on the labor market, including the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) for June, ADP’s National Employment Report, and the July nonfarm payrolls report.

big tech earnings and the Fed's decision on interest rates

Next week, Federal Reserve officials will gather for a two-day policy meeting that starts on Tuesday, with an interest rate decision expected on Wednesday. Earnings season also enters one of its busiest weeks with big tech companies Microsoft, Meta Platforms, and Google parent Alphabet set to report, along with Visa, Mastercard, Texas Instruments, Coca Cola Company, McDonald’s, Boeing, AT&T, Verizon, Ford Motor Company, Chevron, and ExxonMobil, among others.

a busy week of corporate earnings and housing market updates

Earnings season shifts into high gear next week with reports from Bank of America, Morgan Stanley, Lockheed Martin, Tesla, Netflix, IBM, Goldman Sachs, Johnson & Johnson, and United Airlines, among others.

June inflation readings and the start of earnings season

Earnings season kicks off next week with reports from some of the world’s biggest banks and financial institutions, including JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Citigroup, and BlackRock.

the latest jobs reports and FOMC meeting minutes

Next week will be a holiday-shortened trading week, with U.S. markets closed on Tuesday for Independence Day. The latest updates on the labor market will become available, with the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) and ADP’s National Employment Report scheduled to come out on Thursday. This will set the stage for the latest nonfarm payrolls report on Friday, tracking […]

the last trading week of the month, quarter, and first half of the year

Next week will be the last trading week of the month, quarter, and first half of the year, with the S&P 500 up 13.8% so far in 2023. Historically, whenever the S&P 500 is up at least 10% year-to-date as of the end of June, the index ended the year higher 82% of the time, […]
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