Today's Stock Market News & Events: 10/12/2021

Today's market-moving economic data and earnings schedule

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Today brings job openings and the National Federation of Independent Business' (NFIB) small-business index.

The following corporate earnings announcements are expected today, October 12:

AZZ Inc. (NYSE:AZZ -- $54.67) provides galvanizing and metal coating solutions, welding solutions, specialty electrical equipment, and engineered services to the power generation, transmission, distribution, refining, and industrial markets in the United States and internationally. AZZ will report its Q2 earnings of 2022 before the bell today.

Fastenal Co. (NASDAQ:FAST -- $52.23) engages in the wholesale distribution of industrial and construction supplies in the United States, Canada, Mexico, North America, and internationally. Fastenal will report its Q3 earnings of 2021 before the bell today.

Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. (NASDAQ:PNFP -- $96.06) operates as the bank holding company for Pinnacle Bank that provides various banking products and services in the United States. Pinnacle Financial will report its Q3 earnings of 2021 after the market closes today.

SMART Global Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SGH -- $43.47) designs and manufactures electronic products focused in memory and computing technology areas. SMART Global will report its Q4 earnings of 2021 after the market closes today.

ICYMI, Schaeffer's Investment Research Managing Editor Patrick Martin chatted with Jermal Chandler of tastytrade in the latest episode of Schaeffer's Market Mashup. In the latest episode, Chandler returned to highlight his brand new show on tasty: Engineering the Trade. Jermal and Patrick discuss the seasonality trends (6:00), how to play bond movement (9:08), bracing for a potential energy crisis (13:30), and what to expect as we wrap up 2021 (18:30).

Looking ahead to tomorrow, the consumer price index (CPI), core CPI, and Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) minutes are all on tap. 

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


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