A busy week lies ahead as earnings season heats up and economic data rolls in. RealMoney Pro contributor Chris Versace says on the economic front, he'll be watching retail sales, housing starts and industrial production. But when it comes to the slew of big earnings reports out next week, he says he'll be zeroing in on General Electric, Chipotle and IBM to gauge the economic recovery. He says these reports will indicate the state of the industrial recovery, big data and rising food prices.

Brittany joined TheStreet.com 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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