NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The government drama occupies the headlines but earnings season begins Tuesday. TheStreet's Jill Malandrino, Brittany Umar and Andrew Krill discussed Alcoa (AA - Get Report), which reports after the close on Tuesday. Despite being dropped from the Dow Jones Industrial Average, investors will still be focused on the company's international forecasts, they agreed.
Also on Friday, retail sales data for the month of September will be released at 8:30 a.m. EDT, along with the producer price index (PPI) for the month of September.Follow @BretKenwell
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