Wall Street will put the wraps on a wild week Friday, but not before investors are treated to yet more
speeches and another set of economic data.
Due out early are personal income and spending from the Commerce Department, the Chicago purchasing managers' index and construction spending from the Census Bureau.
Additionally, Fed Governor Randall Kroszner will give a presentation, and Philadelphia Fed President Charles Plosser and St. Louis Fed President William Poole are expected to speak.
The earnings calendar is practically empty, with
the only names of note scheduled.
, check in early to find out who's responsible for the biggest gaffes this week; Aaron Task will offer a humorous take on the past few days with the "Five Dumbest Things on Wall Street This Week."
Also, as the debate rages over the economy and all the associated issues, and as we figure out how all the pieces fit together and will play out, one thing we should agree on is that volatility is definitely on the rise. So how can you profit? Options guru Steve Smith has some ideas.