Headlining today's economic events is the release of the January Existing Home Sales report. The data, which includes a geographical breakdown, measures the selling rate of preowned homes. It is considered a good gauge of home-related spending, as well as overall consumer spending. It sometimes moves markets.
As for earnings, home improvement retailer
announces its fourth-quarter numbers.
Shares of the North Carolina-based company traded up 0.8% to $54.58 on Friday.
Not much else flowing from the tap today.
Expected Earnings Reports
This table includes S&P 501 companies only. Dates are as expected according to First Call/Thomson Financial, and may change. The full week's earnings calendar is published separately.
Forecasts are from
. Times are Eastern. For a longer-term economic calendar and more, see
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Existing Home Sales for January. Source:
National Association of Realtors. Forecast: 4.97M. Previous: 4.87M.