When traders come to work Monday, they'll be in the home stretch for 2007, because next week is the last full trading week of the year.
Both the economic and earnings calendars are manageable. The only data due are foreign purchases of U.S. securities and the New York Empire State index.
As for quarterly results,
are expected to report.
will host an analyst day.
, Nat Worden will examine the foreign-sales strategy for
, and Lawrence Carrel will reveal whether the growth in exchange-traded funds can continue.
Also, Richard Widows will explain why asset-allocation funds might have a place in your portfolio, especially in turbulent times.