Investors await a host of quarterly earnings reports this week. The markets are closed on Monday, January 16th, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. On Tuesday, Morgan Stanley (MS) , United Continental (UAL) and UnitedHealth Group (UNH) release results. On Wednesday, Citigroup (C) , Goldman Sachs (GS) , Netflix (NFLX) and US Bancorp (USB) unveil earnings. Thursday, the markets await earnings from American Express (AXP) , IBM (IBM) and Union Pacific (UNP) . General Electric (GE) , Schlumberger (SLB) and SunTrust Banks (STI) release results Friday. As for economic data, on Wednesday, the consumer price index for December is released, along with industrial production figures for December. Then at 3 p.m. Eastern, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is speaking in San Francisco. On Thursday, housing starts for December, weekly jobless claims and the EIA Petroleum Status Report are released. TheStreet's Scott Gamm reports from Wall Street.
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