Third-Quarter Earnings Season Gets Under Way

Plenty of economic data is slated for release as well

Deputy Editor
Oct 14, 2021 at 8:00 AM
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Investors will be eyeing plenty of economic data in mid October, as fall seasonality continues. With earnings season in full swing, some of the notable names on tap will be American Airlines (AAL), American Express (AXP), Fifth Third (FITB), IBM (IBM), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Netflix (NFLX), Procter & Gamble (PG), Tesla (TSLA),  United Airlines (UAL), and Verizon (VZ). 

Below is a list of key market events scheduled for the upcoming week. All economic dates listed below are tentative and subject to change.

Monday, Oct. 18, will start the week off with industrial production data and data from the National Association of Home Builders index (NAHB).

Tuesday, Oct. 19, will bring building permits and housing starts. 

On Wednesday, Oct. 20, the Federal Reserve's beige book report is due out.

Initial and continuing jobless claims are due out on Thursday, Oct. 21, as well as the Philadelphia Fed manufacturing index, existing home sales, and leading economic indicators. 

Friday, Oct. 22 features the Markit manufacturing purchasing managers' index (PMI) and the Markit services PMI. 


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