Today's Stock Market News & Events: 7/7/2021

Today's market-moving economic data and earnings schedule

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Today's will bring job openings data will be featured, as well as minutes from the FOMC meeting.

The following companies are slated to release quarterly earnings today, July 7:

MSC Industrial Direct Co. Inc. (NYSE:MSM -- $90.80) distributes metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the United Kingdom. MSC Industrial will report its Q3 earnings of 2021 after the market closes today.

WD-40 Co. (NASDAQ:WDFC -- $255.49) develops and sells maintenance products, and homecare and cleaning products in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific. WD-40 will report its Q3 earnings of 2021 after the market closes today.

Here is a quick look at how yesterday's solo earnings announcement played out:

SMART Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SGH -- $48.10) designs and manufactures electronic products focused in memory and computing technology areas. SMART Global reported $1.39 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.09 by $0.30. The company earned $437.73 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $415.48 million.

Looking ahead to tomorrow, Thursday will be focused around  regularly scheduled initial and continuing jobless claims data, as well as the consumer credit report.  All economic dates listed here are tentative and subject to change.

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