China's worrying economic slowdown, the steepest in three decades, puts renewed focus on the fate of trade talks with the United States and the chances of a tariff roll-back as the two sides look to end more than year of commercial and political hostilities.
Here's list of key companies reporting earnings the week of October 14, 2019.
Kansas City Southern revenue expected to rise 5.1% to $734.9 million.
Without danger of major macro news and with earnings landing, investors focus on merits of individual stocks once again.
Stocks finish higher Thursday on news of a Brexit agreement between the U.K. and the European Union, and a ceasefire agreement in Syria, but IBM's revenue miss weighed on investor sentiment.
Philip Morris said that it was in merger talks as recently as August but cancelled those talks amid increased furor over the vaping related deaths.
Here's why you should care about Union Pacific's earnings even if you don't own the stock.