Automakers’ monthly sales numbers, manufacturing and housing data are among the highlights expected on Tuesday.
Vital signs for healthcare stocks are improving at the expense of what is shaping up to be a watered down government health reform initiative.
Consumer spending and income data will be closely watched, along with a gauge of consumer sentiment, Tiffany results, and reaction to Apple’s new operating system.
Offsetting upbeat economic data earlier in the week, investors brace for a revised down U.S. Q2 GDP number foretelling a lengthy and fragile economic recovery.
Here’s what to expect on Reuters.com on Wednesday, Aug. 26:
Durable goods orders, new home sales data and earnings from Dollar Tree and Williams-Sonoma are among the highlights expected Wednesday.
Pop star Michael Jackson died from a lethal dose of the powerful anesthetic propofol given in a cocktail of drugs, leading authorities to suspect his doctor of manslaughter, court documents showed on Monday.
Existing home sales data and a speech from Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke will hold the spotlight on Friday.