Today's Stock Market News & Events: 8/20/2021

Today's market-moving economic data and earnings schedule

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Today no economic data is scheduled.

The following companies are slated to release quarterly earnings today, August 20:

Deere & Co. (NASDAQ:DE -- $358.98) manufactures and distributes various equipment worldwide. Deere will report its Q3 earnings of 2021 before the bell today.

Foot Locker Inc. (NYSE:FL -- $54.39) operates as an athletic footwear and apparel retailer. Foot Locker will report its Q2 earnings of 2021 before the bell today.

Ubiquiti Inc. (NYSE:UI -- $302.83) develops networking technology for service providers, enterprises, and consumers. Ubiquiti will report its Q3 earnings of 2021 before the bell today.

Looking ahead to next week, with the height of the earnings season just now behind us, there will still be more than enough economic data to unpack. More specifically, the Markit manufacturing purchasing managers' index (PMI) is due out, in addition to new and existing home sales, personal income, and consumer goods data. Plus, initial and continuing jobless data remains on tap, as well as a gross domestic product (GDP) revision.

As for earnings, a few big names are yet to report, including Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF), Best Buy (BBY), Dick's Sporting Goods (DKS), Dollar General (DG), Dollar Tree (DLTR), JD.Com (JD), Palo Alto Networks (PANW), Peloton (PTON), Salesforce (CRM), Snowflake (SNOW), Ulta Beauty (ULTA), Urban Outfitters (URBN), and Williams-Sonoma (WSM).

All economic dates listed here are tentative and subject to change.


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