NEW YORK (
will be in the spotlight late Tuesday as the House of Mouse will open its books on its fiscal second quarter.
is expected to post a second-quarter profit of 46 cents a share on revenue of $8.39 billion. That compares to earnings of 47 cents a share and sales of $9.73 billion in the first quarter, and year-ago earnings of 43 cents a share on revenue of $8.08 billion.
will join Disney is reporting after Tuesday's closing bell. Before the session begins, though,
will be among the companies set to report quarterly results.
Away from earnings,
is one of several companies that will hold an analyst meeting this week.
will also hold analyst meetings on Tuesday.
On the economic front, the Census Bureau will post the March read on wholesale inventories at 10 a.m. ET. Economists are predicting a 0.5% increase after February's 0.6% rise, according to
. However, the stock market doesn't usually move on the data's release.
Several members of the
will offer remarks Tuesday. Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart will speak at the bank's annual conference on financial markets, while Philadelphia Fed President Charles Plosser will speak later in the day.
Capitol Hill will also be busy, with separate hearings scheduled on
and a possible
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