Retail, Tech Earnings on Tap; Fed Heads to Jackson Hole

No Dow stocks are on the earnings calendar, but tech names salesforce and Autodesk will report

Josh Selway
Aug 17, 2017 at 12:15 PM
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Next week may start slow on the economic front, but there are a number of earnings releases to hold Wall Street's attention. Specifically, the retail sector will remain in focus, with the likes of Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW), Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF), and GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME) all scheduled to report. Earnings from salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM)Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK), and Broadcom Ltd (NASDAQ:AVGO) will keep the tech sector front and center, too.

Meanwhile, the economic calendar picks up mid-week, with a round of housing data due. Plus, traders will monitor the Fed's annual symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, which begins on Thursday. 

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, Aug. 21, is devoid of notable economic data. Fabrinet (FN) will release earnings. 

On Tuesday, Aug. 22, the economic schedule is bare once again. Cree (CREE), DSW (DSW), JA Solar (JASO), Medtronics (MDT), Momo (MOMO), Toll Brothers (TOLL), Intuit (INTU), and CRM make up the earnings calendar. 

For Wednesday, Aug. 23, data on new home sales will be released, as well as an update on domestic crude inventories. For earnings, American Eagle (AEO), Express (EXPR), LOW, Guess (GES), HP (HPQ), and Tilly's (TLYS) will take center stage. 

The Federal Reserve's Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium will kick off on Thursday, Aug. 24. Markit's flash composite purchasing managers index (PMI), existing home sales, and weekly jobless claims will also hit the Street. ANF, ADSK, AVGO, Dollar Tree (DLTR), Hormel Foods (HRL), J.M. Smucker (SJM), GME, Marvell (MRVL), Seadrill (SDRL), Signet Jewelers (SIG), Splunk (SPLK), Tiffany (TIF), Veeva Systems (VEEV), and VMware (VMW) are the companies set to report earnings. 

On Friday, Aug. 25, durable goods orders will be released. There are no noteworthy earnings reports. 

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