Headlining today's events is the third-quarter Gross domestic product report, which will tell investors the pace of consumer spending and the rate of business spending on plant and equipment.

Expected Earnings Reports

This table includes S&P 500 companies only. Dates are as expected according to First Call/Thomson Financial, and may change.

Economic Data

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TSC's

Economic Databank.

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  • 8:30 a.m.: Gross domestic product for Q3 -- advance. Source: Commerce Department. Forecast: +3.4%. Previous: +5.6% (Q2). Implicit price deflator: Forecast: +2.3%. Previous: +2.4% (Q2)
  • 8:30 a.m.: Durable goods orders for September. Source: Census Bureau. Forecast: +0.5%. Previous: +2.9%.
  • 10 a.m.: Consumer Sentiment Index for October. Source: University of Michigan. Forecast: 106.0. Previous: 106.4 (October prelim.) 106.8 (September)