This week, tech stocks took center stage in earnings season.
Next week, big oil, entertainment stocks and consumer staples
move to the forefront.
), Amazon (
were among the biggest names to report in this technology-heavy
earnings week. Quarterly results gave Apple and Facebook
much-needed kicks in the pants; Amazon shares also rose despite
Next week's earnings slate doesn't bring nearly as much
excitement. Companies like
), Pfizer (
Procter & Gamble (PG)
lack the same sizzle as Apple and Facebook, with their talks of
blowout iPhone sales and record mobile revenue. But for all the
bluster of this week's tech earnings, the markets still had their
first down week since June.
Perhaps less bluster and more substance next week will bring
better fortune for the market - and start another winning
Here are some of the more noteworthy companies that will
report earnings next week:
3D Systems (DDD)
Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD)
Whole Foods (WFM)
Procter & Gamble
Time Warner Cable (TWC)