Patti Domm is CNBC executive news editor, responsible for news coverage of the markets and economy. Prior to joining CNBC in 1999 as senior news editor, Domm was the equities editor for the Americas at Reuters. She was also Wall Street editor at Reuters, reporting on mergers, acquisitions and the Street. She also edited three CNBC books on personal investing. Domm serves on the board of the Financial Womens Association of New York.
As if adrift at low tide, the stock market could make another shallow move Wednesday in quiet, late summer trading.
Stocks could surf higher on a wave of late summer momentum in the week ahead, though volume should be extremely light. With earnings season over, there is a series of economic data focused on housing, consumer sentiment and manufacturing in the coming week.
Stocks could stay on cruise control, with auto sales as a potential catalyst, as traders watch for another new high in the Nasdaq.
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Gasoline prices could see another sharp jump before returning to much cheaper prices during the summer driving season.
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Patti Domm is CNBC Executive Editor, News, responsible for news coverage of the markets and economy.
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