It's also a big week for energy companies, with Chevron and Exxon Mobil both reporting Friday morning, while Royal Dutch Shell reports early Thursday. ConocoPhillips reports Wednesday after the bell, though its conference call isn't scheduled until Thursday morning.
With Exxon Mobil slowly making gains on Apple, on track to once again have the largest market cap of any company in the world, we'll see whether the sector can hold on to its gains. And with demand for energy a proxy for global growth, we'll see what these companies reveal about a growing global population's demand for heating and transportation fuel.
We'll hear from a slew of health care companies—Biogen Monday morning, Pfizer and Lilly Tuesday morning, AstraZeneca Thursday morning, and Merck Friday morning. Performance of blockbuster drugs are always in the spotlight, as is news on regulatory approvals.
Automakers are also likely to make headlines, with Ford reporting before the bell Tuesday, Fiat-Chrysler before the bell Wednesday, and Honda before the bell Thursday. These earnings come on the heels of Honda recalling three quarters of a million cars, and Ford restarting production at a Belgium factory after a worker protest.
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We'll also hear from a slew of financials, including a pileup of reports Thursday morning: Deutsche Bank, Nasdaq OMX, MasterCard, and Blackstone, followed by Chubb that afternoon. The week also bring Allstate Tuesday afternoon and Aon Friday morning.