The day ahead: Tuesday

November 16, 2009

Home Depot reports quarterly earnings. The top home improvement chain has been banking on a slow-but-steady growth strategy and cost cuts to fight lackluster demand for big-ticket remodeling projects.

The day ahead: Friday

October 15, 2009

Investors have bid up General Electric shares to almost triple their March lows but the largest U.S. conglomerate will have to deliver solid quarterly results for the stock to rise much further.