Week Ahead Market Report: July 28, 2014


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The US markets are lower in early afternoon trading, with the Dow down 0.12%, the S&P lower by 0.16% and the Nasdaq down 0.25%. Some of the most actively traded stocks include Rite Aid ( RAD ) down 3%, Sirius XM HOldings ( SIRI ) down 1.46%, Facebook ( FB ) about flat, and Apple ( AAPL ) down 0.83%.

Good afternoon, this is Kristin Bianco with the Week Ahead Market Report for July 28, 2014.

In overseas trading, Japan's Nikkei 225 Stock Average was higher by 0.46%, and the Hang Seng was up 0.88%. In Europe, the FTSE 100 was down 0.05% and the German DAX was lower by 0.48% today.

In economic news, Consumer Confidence is released tomorrow, Initial Claims and Chicago PMI on Thursday, and Nonfarm Payrolls, Unemployment Rate and Personal Income on Friday.

Companies releasing earnings this week include: Aetna ( AET ) and American Express (AXP) on Tuesday, Carlyle Group (CG) and DDR Corp (DDR) on Wednesday, 3D Systems (DDD), Cigna (CI) and ConocoPhillips (COP) on Thursday, and Weyerhaeuser (WY) on Friday.

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

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