The Week Ahead: Here Come the Earnings

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Christopher Versace

 | Jul 06, 2014 | 6:00 PM EDT
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Last week was bookended by the end of the June quarter and the Fourth of July holiday. If we were to look at the week as if it were a football game, it was half time of the year. I hope you had a great holiday weekend with your family, friends and loved ones.

Even though last week was a shortened one, we received more data that point to the continued month-over-month improvement in the U.S. economy. Markit Economics and HSBC reported their monthly Purchasing Managers Indexes (PMI) figures for China, the eurozone and the United States. All regions continued to grow, with the U.S. posting the strongest month-over-month growth, while Chinese manufacturers signaled the first improvement in overall operating conditions over the last six months in June....513 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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