Today's Stock Market News & Events: 12/17/2021

Today's market-moving economic data and earnings schedule

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There is no economic data slated for release today as we round out the week.

The following companies are slated to release corporate earnings today, December 17:

Darden Restaurants Inc. (NYSE:DRI -- $147.13) owns and operates full-service restaurants in the United States and Canada. Darden Restaurants will report its Q2 earnings of 2022 before the bell today.

Winnebago Inc. (NYSE:WGO -- $67.87) manufactures and sells recreation vehicles and marine products primarily for use in leisure travel and outdoor recreation activities. Winnebago will report its Q1 earnings of 2022 before the bell today.

We released an options strategy educational video this week, completely free of charge. Schaeffer's Investment Research's Bryan Sapp, CFA, spoke at the Benzinga Global Small Cap Conference and shared a special Schaeffer's options trading strategy with attendees. Even if you missed the event, don't miss out on Sapp's insights here:


Looking ahead to a shortened holiday week next week, there is still plenty of economic data for investors to sift through. And though earnings reports are few and far between lately, there are still some notable company's reporting, including CarMax (KMX), BlackBerry (BB), General Mills (GIS), Micron Technology (MU), Nike (NKE), PayChex (PAYX) and Rite Aid (RAD). 

The stock market is CLOSED for a full day on Friday, December 24, for Christmas. The stock market is closed on Christmas Eve in observance of the Christmas holiday. The stock market will open again for normal trading hours on Monday, December 27 at 9:30 a.m. ET.

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


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