Week Ahead: Nike, Amazon and Jobs Numbers Galore (Watch!)

From Nike's announcement to use the controversial Colin Kaepernick in its ads, to Jobs Friday, it may be a short week on Wall Street, but it won't be a quiet one. Watch now!
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It may be a short week on Wall Street but it sure isn't a quiet one. 

Tuesday: We started the week hearing that Nike (NKE) - Get Report  announced the company would be using free-agent NFL quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, in their "Just Do It" campaign.

Kaepernick, the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback who took a knee during the national anthem back in 2016, to push for racial equality, is the new face of the ad that says, "Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything."

The stock did fall over 2% on the announcement but its up 32% year-to-date.  

And Nike is no stranger to controversial ads. Watch the video above for some of their great ads .

Amazon is the second company to hit the trillion dollar market cap club. It's stock briefly hit $2050.50, which was enough to throw it over the top.

Amazon (AMZN) - Get Report is up 75% year-to-date and over 3000 percent in past decade.

Wednesday: More Congressional hearings this week as tech execs arrive on Capitol Hill on Wednesday for the industry faces continuing allegations of taking too little responsibility for content published on their platforms in general.

Facebook (FB) - Get Report , Google (GOOG) - Get Report and Twitter (TWTR) - Get Report will be scrutinized by lawmakers as the industry faces continuing allegations that they don't take enough responsibility for the content published on their platforms. 

Thursday: We get jobs numbers from ADP (ADP) - Get Report , which generally focus on smaller companies, plus our very own Trading Strategies session will take place. Scott Gamm and his guests will how to trade the month of September since history has shown it generally is not a great month. 

The Dow and S&P 500 bucked the odds in August though as each index its best performance since 2014. And the Nasdaq closed up over 5.7% for the month, its best August since 2000. 

Friday: At 8:30 a.m. EST, the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics will release the Employment Situation Summary, a.k.a. the Employment or Jobs Report.