What's On: Gaming, Education and Bernanke Watch
Here's what's up on Friday's Squawk on the Street:
--Wall Street reacts to Ben Bernanke's key speech in Boston. We're watching the lending stocks and the mortgage insurance stocks. On our watchlist: Ambac Financial, Bank of America, BB&T, Bank of New York Mellon and Citigroup to name a few.
Plus big news from the video game sector. People aren't buying the games, components and systems like they used to. The sector was really beat up in September so we'll look at stocks like Electronic Arts, Take Two Interactive, Activision, Sony and Microsoft.
Also this morning, watch the for-profit education sector. We'll release the details of a CNBC investigation on the success graduates have finding jobs. The stocks in the sector include Apollo, Career Education, DeVry , ITT Educational Services and Corinthian Colleges.
We also have key data coming out today including news on consumer sales. And we'll meet a man who founded a firm designed to watch what the American consumer is thinking. See his data as we get set for the key holiday shopping season.
Our Street Poll asks if you think Google will hit the $700 a share mark by year's end after last night's major move up, the company reporting blockbuster earnings. Share your opinion and watch the show at 9am eastern, live from the New York Stock Exchange with Erin Burnett, Mark Haines and David Faber.