From Reuters.com

Graphic: Medical tourism by country

By Reuters Staff
October 28, 2009

With U.S. healthcare prices spiraling upward, more and more insurers and individuals are looking abroad for treatment. By some estimates, 650,000 Americans will check into foreign hospitals from Mexico to Thailand this year.

The day ahead: Wednesday

October 27, 2009

Oil price gains may be starting to help ConocoPhillips’ bottom line, but its fleet of refineries is likely to show the strain when the company reports quarterly earnings.

The day ahead: Tuesday

October 26, 2009

The Case/Shiller index of housing prices probably improved by 1.4 percentage points to a fall of 11.9 percent in August, extending its recovery from the record low of minus-19 percent set in January.

The day ahead: Friday

October 22, 2009

Reuters takes an in-depth look at Calpers, the biggest U.S. public pension fund. Find out how the fund is dealing with heavy losses from its plunge into alternative investments.

Graphic: Tiny Dinosaur

By Reuters Staff
October 22, 2009

The day ahead: Wednesday

October 21, 2009

Expect results from sector heavyweights McDonald’s, AT&T, Merck, 3M and Amazon.com.

The day ahead: Wednesday

October 20, 2009

Morgan Stanley is expected to break a string of three straight quarterly losses when it reports results but is likely to struggle to match the strong earnings of rival Goldman Sachs.

The day ahead: Tuesday

October 19, 2009

Earnings season is in full swing with results expected from Caterpillar, Yahoo, Pfizer and Coca-Cola.