In 'What's Ahead on Wall Street' for Wednesday May 18, a handful of retailers are scheduled to post their latest financial results. Before the market open, investors will hear from Lowe's (LOW) , Target (TGT) and Staples (SPLS) then after the market close, we'll get results from Cisco Systems (CSCO) , L Brands (LB) and American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) . On the economic calendar, we'll get weekly oil inventory data followed by the minutes from the Federal Open Market Committee. TheStreet's U-Jin Lee reports from New York.
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