Week Ahead Market Report: July 21, 2014


The US markets are slightly lower this afternoon, with the Dow down 0.17%, the S&P lower by 0.15% and the Nasdaq flat. Some of the most actively traded stocks include Plug Power ( PLUG ) up 14%, General Electric ( GE ) down 1.8%, Facebook ( FB ) up 2%, and Bank of America ( BAC ) down 0.25%.

Good afternoon, this is Tracey Fitzpatrick with the Week Ahead Market Report for July 21, 2014.

In overseas trading, Japan's Nikkei 225 Stock Average was lower by 1.01%, and the Hang Seng was down 0.29%. In Europe, the FTSE 100 was down 0.31% and the German DAX was lower by 1.11% today.

In economic news, CPI and Existing Home Sales are released tomorrow, Initial Claims on Thursday and Durable Goods on Friday.

Companies releasing earnings this week include: Apple ( AAPL ) and Comcast (CMCSA) tomorrow, CA (CA), E*TRADE (ETFC) and Delta Airlines (DAL) on Wednesday, Amazon.com (AMZN) and Baidu (BIDU) on Thursday, and Aon (AON) on Friday.

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

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

This article appears in: Investing , Investing Ideas

Referenced Stocks: PLUG , GE , FB , BAC , AAPL

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