Week Ahead Market Report: April 7, 2014


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The US markets are sharply lower this afternoon, with the Nasdaq currently leading the charge, down about 1.75%. Momentum and technology stocks are headlining the fall, with companies such MannKind down 10.77%, Amazon.com lower by 2.6%, Tesla Motors off 3.5% and Yahoo! down 4.15%.

Good afternoon, this is Sayoko Murase with the Week Ahead Market Report for April 7, 2014.

In overseas trading, Japan's Nikkei 225 Stock Average was lower by 1.69% and the Hang Seng was down 0.59%. In Europe on Monday, the FTSE 100 was lower by 1.09% and the German DAX was down 1.91% today.

In economic news, Wholesale Inventories is released Wednesday, Initial Claims, Export and Import Prices on Thursday, and PPI on Friday.

In earnings news this week, Alcoa ( AA ) releases Tuesday, Bed Bath & Beyond ( BBBY ) and Constellation Brands ( STZ ) on Wednesday, Rite Aid ( RAD ) on Thursday and Fastenal ( FAST ) on Friday.

Join us on Friday for the Weekly Market Wrap and have a wonderful week.

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