The final day of the trading week will feature only a handful of earnings releases, but two potentially market-moving pieces of economic data are on the calendar.
On tap first is the government's final reading on second-quarter gross domestic product, and a bit later in the morning the University of Michigan's revised consumer sentiment survey for September is due.
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Of course, traders will no doubt spend much of the day considering what the government's
plan will mean for the markets and the economy. Lawmakers are expected to vote on the $700 billion proposal to rescue the financial sector this weekend.
Even if that doesn't factor heavily into Friday's trading, it certainly will once the new week arrives.
This article was written by a staff member of TheStreet.com.