Tomorrow's Headliners: Google

AMD and Bank of America are also on the earnings calendar.
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The earnings calendar for Thursday will be busy both early and late, but one name is likely to dominate the conversation before, during and after the session --


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The Internet search juggernaut will post its numbers following the close, and analysts are looking for earnings of $3.78 a share on revenue of more than $2.9 billion.

Along with Google's report, other important tech names also will be out after regular trading concludes, including chip outfits

Advanced Micro Devices

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, along with memory seller




On the early side, quarterly results are due from

Bank of America

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Continental Airlines

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Eli Lilly

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, among others.

Elsewhere, the economic calendar should be pretty manageable, with only weekly initial jobless claims, the leading indicators for September, and the Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank's survey of manufacturing activity in the mid-Atlantic region expected.


, we'll start the day with earnings previews on two of the biggest tech names, as senior writers Vishesh Kumar and Alexei Oreskovic tell you what to watch for when Google and AMD break.

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