Today's Stock Market News & Events: 8/27/2021

Today's market-moving economic data and earnings schedule

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There will be a slew of economic indicators released today, including personal income, consumer spending, trade in goods, and core personal consumption expenditures (CPE) data. Plus, the University of Michigan will release its final consumer sentiment index.

The following companies are slated to release quarterly earnings today, August 27:

Big Lots Inc. (NYSE:BIG -- $54.25) operates as a retailer in the United States. Big Lots will report its Q2 earnings of 2021 before the bell today.

Hibbett Inc. (NASDAQ:HIBB -- $98.97) provides gifts for various occasions in the United States. Hibbett will report its Q2 earnings of 2022 before the bell today.

Ubiquiti Inc. (NYSE:UI -- $300.54) develops networking technology for service providers, enterprises, and consumers. Ubiquiti will report its Q4 earnings of 2021 before the bell today.

Looking ahead to next week and the end of August, investors will have plenty of economic data to unpack as well, as they rush into the final stretch of the third quarter. Keeping them busy next week is the Chicago purchasing managers' index (PMI), as well as manufacturing and services data. The Case-Shiller home prices index is also due, in addition to the latest round of jobless claims data, and an update on the unemployment rate. Though the earnings docket is getting quieter, some of the biggest names to step into the confessional include American Eagle (AEO), Broadcom (AVGO)  Campbell Soup (CPB), Chewy (CHWY), Cloudera (CLDR), CrowdStrike (CRWD), DocuSign (DOCU), Hormel Foods (HRL),  Lululemon Athletica (LULU), Signet Jewelers (SIG), and Zoom Video (ZM).

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


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