Fed decision, jobs report, CVS Health earnings top week ahead – Yahoo Finance

The upcoming week will be jam-packed with earnings from big consumer names along with two key reports on the job market as well as the Federal Reserve’s decision on interest rates and further guidance on a “gradual tapering process” of the agency’s bond-buying program mentioned in the September meeting’s minutes.


This as the markets begin the month of November in record territory after shaking off losses from Apple and Amazon’s disappointing earnings reports.

FOX Business takes a look at the upcoming events that are likely to move financial markets in the coming days.

Taking the spotlight for earnings on Monday will be PG&E before the market open and Clorox after the bell.

As for economic data, investors will be watching car sales, construction spending, and the Institute of Supply Management’s manufacturing PMI.

In the world of politics, President Biden will head to Glasglow, Scotland to attend the World Leader Summit kicking off the COP26 climate change gathering. Former President Barack Obama is also expected to be in attendance and deliver remarks. Meanwhile, in China, a new law designed to protect online user data privacy will take effect.

Other notable events on Monday include the deadline for all Tyson Foods employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, FedEx’s fuel surcharge increase for express, ground and freight shipments, the reopening of all General Motors plants stalled by the ongoing chip shortage and the completion of Dell’s spinoff of VMware.

Earnings will ramp up on Tuesday with ConocoPhillips, Estee Lauder, Ferrari, Pfizer, Ralph Lauren and Under Armour before the market open. Meanwhile, Activision Blizzard, Caesars Entertainment, Denny’s, Lyft, Match Group, Mondelez International and T-Mobile US are all set to deliver earnings results after the bell.

Tuesday the Federal Open Market Committee meeting will kick off. In addition, the CDC will meet to discuss pediatric vaccinations and Kellogg will meet with its striking union workers to negotiate a new contract.

Investors will take in CVS Health and Marriott International earnings before the market open Wednesday.

Meanwhile, Cheesecake Factory, e.l.f. Beauty, Electronic Arts, Etsy, Fisker, Fox, Hostess Brands, Hyatt Hotels, MGM Resorts, Qualcomm, and Roku will be in focus after the bell.

Economic data on the docket for Wednesday will be the ADP national employment report, durable goods and factory orders, the ISM non-manufacturing PMI, weekly mortgage applications, and the Energy Information Administration’s weekly crude stocks.

Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell will also hold a press conference following the release of the FOMC decision.

In addition, Allbirds will make its Nasdaq debut under the ticker symbol BIRD. The footwear and apparel retailer is selling approximately 19.2 million shares at $12 to $14 apiece.

On Thursday, investors will take in earnings from Hanesbrands, Kellogg, Moderna, Nikola, ViacomCBS, and Wayfair before the market open and Airbnb, Peloton Interactive, Pinterest, Shake Shack, Square, Uber, WW International and Yelp after the bell.

As for economic data, investors will watch challenger layoffs, international trade, initial and continuing jobless claims, labor costs and productivity.

The rollout of Black Friday deals will continue on Thursday with BJ’s Wholesale club. Meanwhile, OPEC+ will hold its monthly virtual meeting as the organization continues to monitor oil market conditions.

The big jobs report due Friday is expected to show employers added 413,000 jobs an improvement from the 194,000 in September. The unemployment rate is expected to fall to 4.7% from 4.8%.

Wrapping up the week will be earnings from AMC Networks, Canopy Growth, Cinemark Holdings, Dominion Energy, DraftKings, EW Scripps and Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company before the market open, the October jobs report and consumer credit.

In addition, a judge is expected to issue a final ruling on a challenge to Florida’s mask mandate ban for public schools. Former U.S. secretary of state Colin Powell’s memorial service will also be held at Washington National Cathedral.

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