Evelyn Cheng is a markets writer for CNBC.
U.S. stocks closed mildly higher Monday in low volume trade as investors readied for the first major earnings reports due Tuesday.
U.S. stocks closed higher, wrapping up a solid week of gains, as investors digested indications on the timing of a rate hike ahead of earnings.
Thursday brings more information on two major concerns for the U.S. market: the Federal Reserve and China.
U.S. stocks closed higher Wednesday, helped by a recovery in health care stocks and gains in energy, as investors awaited the beginning of earnings season.