Corporate earnings to set tone for week ahead
WEEKLY MARKET COMMENTARY |
This week will see the kickoff to the Q3’17 corporate earnings season. Financial bellwethers such as Citi, JP Morgan and BlackRock will all publish their Q3’17 estimates this week. Beyond the major corporate earnings releases, several important economic reports will be released including the September consumer price index, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) minutes, National Federation of Independent Business (NIFB) Small Business report, initial jobless claims, producer price index and retail sales reports. This week is the annual meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund so there is a large number of global central bankers speaking in addition to six Federal Reserve speakers.