The Week Ahead: Blue Chip and Asia Tech Earnings in Focus

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by: Prieur du Plessis

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 reports
Stay tuned for the Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) earnings call. Plus, 140 S&P 500 companies report earnings, including Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), IBM (NYSE:IBM), Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) and more.

Europe: Philips, Nokia, Tesco report
Philips (NYSE:PHG), Tesco (NASDAQ:TESO), Nokia (NYSE:NOK) and Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) report earnings and the U.K. releases its GDP estimate.

Asia: Tech earnings take spotlight
Results from Tata (NYSE:TCL), Hynix and Wipro (NYSE:WIT) will give investors another look into the health of global technology demand. The Reserve Bank of India will issue a decision on interest rates.

Source: MarketWatch (here, here and here), April 16, 2010.