The Week Ahead: All Eyes On Oracle, Fed Officials

Oracle Corporation (ORCL) is the main company scheduled to report earnings, while a couple of Fed officials will speak

Sep 8, 2016 at 11:19 AM
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The earnings calendar is relatively barren next week, with Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) serving as the headliner. Meanwhile, an array of economic reports will hit the Street -- especially on Thursday, when the producer price index (PPI), industrial production numbers, and plenty of other data could move the stock market. Separately, a pair of speeches from Fed officials earlier in the week could offer rate-hike clues, while Friday will bring the quadruple witching hour.

Below is a brief list of some key market events scheduled for the upcoming week. All earnings dates listed below are tentative and subject to change. Please check with each company's respective website for official reporting dates.

Monday, September 12

There are no notable economic reports slated for release, but Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart and Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari will give speeches. United Natural Foods (UNFI) will head to the earnings booth.

Tuesday, September 13

The Treasury budget is due out on Tuesday. The earnings calendar is relatively empty.

Wednesday, September 14

On Wednesday, import and export prices will come out, as will the regularly scheduled U.S. crude inventories report. Cracker Barrel (CBRL) will step up to the earnings stage.

Thursday, September 15

Thursday will be busy, with weekly jobless claims, the PPI, retail sales, industrial production, and business inventories on the docket. Plus, the Philadelphia Fed business outlook survey and the Empire State manufacturing survey are scheduled for release. ORCL headlines the earnings calendar.

Friday, September 16

The main highlights on quadruple witching Friday are the consumer price index (CPI), Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan consumer sentiment index, and Treasury International Capital (TIC) data. There are no notable companies reporting earnings.

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