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The video clips below provide a handy summary of the reports expected on the economic, financial and corporate front around the globe during the week ahead.

US: Earnings, health care

The health-care bill could get a full vote and earnings season heats up with reports scheduled from heavyweights Google (NASDAQ:GOOG), IBM (NYSE:IBM), AMD (NYSE:AMD), Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS), Bank of America (NYSE:BAC), Citigroup (NYSE:C), General Electric (NYSE:GE), McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD) and Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX).

Europe: ASML, ST-Ericsson

Tech specialists ASML (NASDAQ:ASML) and ST-Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) report earnings along with British luxury-goods giant Burberry (OTCPK:BBRYF) and the London Stock Exchange. The ZEW investor sentiment survey from Germany will also be out.

Asia: China economic growth in focus

China will report its fourth quarter GDP and investors will watch the data to get a sense of how aggressively Beijing will have to act to rein in inflation. India’s financial sector and technology outsourcing firms’ earnings are due.

Source: MarketWatch (here, here and here), January 15, 2010.

Source: The Week Ahead: January 17-23