January 28, 2018 The Week Ahead
On Wednesday we’ll get word on whether or not the FOMC is going to raise key interest rates or leave them unchanged. Also, this is a heavy earnings week, with some of the largest publicly traded companies reporting.
Despite the strength in the market, the VIX remained steady, closing at 11.10, just a slight drop from last weeks 11.30 closing.
Here are how some of the most widely traded index ETFs performed over the week:
Powershares QQQ ETF (QQQ): +2.76%; SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY): +2.20%, SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF (DIA): 2.06%; iShares Russell 2000 ETF 0.63%
Below you’ll find what is else is on the schedule for the week: McDonalds, Pfizer, Microsoft, Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, Alibaba, and Exxon.
29 Jan 2018- Personal Income and Outlays 8:30 AM ET
31 Jan 2018- EIA Petroleum Status Report 10:30 AM ET; FOMC Meeting Announcement 2:00 PM ET
1 Feb 2018- Jobless Claims 8:30 AM ET; ISM Manufacturing Index 10:00 AM ET
2 Feb 2018- Employment Situation 8:30 AM ET
29 Jan 2018- D, LMT, STX, SOHU, ARE, CR, IDTI, PFG, RGA
30 Jan 2018- AKS, ALLY, BEN, DHR, DOV, EAT, GLW, HCA, HOG, MCD, NUE, PCAR, PFE, SAP, TROW, ZBH, CA, EA, JNPR, KNX, NATI, SYK, WRB
31 Jan 2018- ADP, BA, ANTM, BA, DHI, IR, IVZ, JCI, LLY, NDAQ, NYCB, SIRI, TMO, TUP, XRX, CTXS, DRE, EBAY, FB, MDLZ, MET, MSFT, PYPL, QCOM, QRVO, SYMC, T, VRTX, X
1 Feb 2018- BABA, APO, BSX, CME, COP, IP, MCK, MA, MO, R, RL, UPS, VLO, AAPL, AMGN, AMZN, DATA, GOOGL, MAT, MSI, RTEC, V, VIAV, VR, WFT, XL
2 Feb 2018- CHTR, CLX, MRK, PSX, ROP, WY, XOM
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