RealMoney Pro contributor Chris Versace breaks down the key economic data and earnings releases to watch next week. After the recent disappointing China PMI data, Versace says he'll be focusing on Tuesday's durable orders report as well as Friday's personal income and spending. On the earnings front, Versace says reports from Apple and Qualcomm will be key to watch to gauge the state of the smartphone market -- and he'll also be watching Caterpillar, considered aa bellwether for global economic activity.

Brittany joined TV in November 2006 after completing a degree in Journalism and Media Studies at Rutgers College. Previously, Brittany interned at the local ABC affiliate in New York City WABC-TV 7 where she helped research and produce On Your Side, a popular consumer advocacy segment.

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