Intel's earnings beat should help stocks Wednesday but focus will quickly shift to J.P. Morgan's report, ahead of the opening bell.
Railroad company CSX releases its third-quarter earnings Tuesday, but Donald Broughton, transportation analyst at Avondale Partners, said he wouldn't buy into the company at its current levels because of lower volumes and pricing risks associated with railroads.
Stocks skidded Tuesday as earnings season took a turn for the worse. After a few companies delivered what analysts want to see this quarter, improvement in revenue, J&J delivered more of the same from last quarter.
Rail and intermodal company, CSX is scheduled to report after the bell today. While it has beaten EPS expectations 3 of the past 4 quarters, it has missed revenue expectations in the past three quarters according to First Call data. Before then, it beat revenue targets for 5 straight quarters.
Futures indicated a lower open for Wall Street on Tuesday, after the U.S. market's record-making day on Monday where the Dow Industrial Average reached a new 2009 trading high, close to the 10,000 mark.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, Oct. 13.
Risky assets will continue to outperform safer assets and investors should stick to bonds and quality stocks such as Johnson & Johnson, Intel and CSX, instead of Treasurys and cash, Bob Doll, vice chairman and global CIO of equities at BlackRock, told CNBC.
The S&P 500 eked out its 6th consecutive day of gains on Monday to end at its closing high for the year as energy shares rose alongside the price of oil.
It seems the public is watching 10,000 on the Dow but market pros are more focused on some other key levels.
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Several economic reports were released Tuesday, and the actuality is far different from the headlines. The Producer Price Index came and registered an alarming increase of 1.8%. But if you factor out food and energy, the increase falls to +0.5%. Read further, and that increase is entirely due to a jump in the price of cars and other light vehicles. I
The reports out this morning are very typical of the mixed bag of economic and earnings news: some bright spots, but a lot of uncertainty.
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