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July 19, 2015

The Week Ahead In The Stock Market
Week Beginning 20th July, 2015
Some Thoughts, Possibilities and Probabilities!

19th July, 2015
The Week Ahead In The Stock Market – Some Thoughts, Possibilities and Probabilities!

The week ahead in the stock market will see about a quarter of S&P 500 companies and more than one-third of the Dow 30 report earnings, and that could be a positive catalyst for stocks as worries about Greece and China fade into the background.

With the situation in Greece now a little more stable, the equity market has been riding high, led by tech names, and could rise further on the back of a strong set of earnings reports from the big tech companies.

Google Inc's strong quarterly results, which unleashed a massive surge in its shares on Friday, has investors feeling upbeat heading into the week ahead in the stock markets with the tech-heavy slate of earnings reports.

Among the numerous tech companies that will be releasing earnings are International Business Machines, Microsoft Corp and as usual, a lot of attention will be focused on Apple’s release on Tuesday, all of these are expected to show growth.

Among the other bellwether companies set to release in the week ahead are: Morgan Stanley, Halliburton and IBM on Monday; Bank of New York Mellon, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Verizon Communications, and Yahoo! on Tuesday; Coca-Cola and Texas Instruments on Wednesday; and on Thursday.

Wall Street analysts expect earnings of the S&P technology sector to grow by 2.7 percent for the second quarter.

There is very little economic data, but there are reports on Existing Home Sales on Wednesday, followed on Thursday by the Chicago Fed national Activity Index, Leading Indicators and the Kansas City Fed Manufacturing Index. Then on Friday the PMI Flash Manufacturing Index and New Home Sales will be presented. .......Read more

List of Companies Reporting Earnings for the Week Beginning 20th July, 2015

A list of Companies Reporting Earnings for the Week Beginning 20th July, 2015 -- 499 companies reporting this week, including 124 S&P 500 members.

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