It's an earnings bonanza!
"Obviously, Apple will be one of the most important and the big thing for Apple is to make sure that January 3rd note from Tim Cook shook out all the bad news. I think that the semiconductor earnings reports that showed weakness into the first quarter and didn't necessarily slide so significantly indicates that the market has realized that is going to be the case for the first quarter and may give Apple a bit of a baseline to move from especially if they don't undercut what's already a more tempered forecast,"Curran said. "Obviously Apple being one of the biggest stocks in the market is going to be one of the most important ones and that's one that I'll really be watching both from a number standpoint to make sure that they don't disappoint further after the pre-forecast and then also on management commentary for the full year will be really important to make sure that people don't lose sight of different programs like health care that they're really touting."
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Real Money's Kevin Curran and Action Alerts Plus's Zev Fima sat down with TheStreet to discuss what they're watching during this week's earnings. Listen to the podcast below.