The US markets are higher in early afternoon trading, with the
Dow up 0.18%, the S&P higher by 0.44% and the Nasdaq up 0.49%.
Some of the most actively traded stocks include Groupon (
) up 7.5%, Bank of America (
) higher by 0.23%, Apple (
) down 0.47%, and Facebook (
) up 1.87%.
Good afternoon, this is Kristin Bianco with the Week Ahead Market
Report for August 4, 2014.
In overseas trading, Japan's Nikkei 225 Stock Average was lower by
0.31%, and the Hang Seng was up 0.28%. In Europe, the FTSE 100 was
down 0.02% and the German DAX was lower by 0.61% today.
In economic news, Factory Orders are released tomorrow, Trade
Balance on Wednesday, Initial Claims on Thursday, and Wholesale
Inventories on Friday.
Companies releasing earnings this week include: Cablevision (
) and CVS Caremark (CVS) on Tuesday, Dun & Bradstreet Corp
(DNB) and Neenah Paper (NP) on Wednesday, Brinker International
(EAT) and CBS Corp (CBS) on Thursday and E. W. Scripps (SSP) on
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