The week ahead is set to provide non-stop action, as earnings season continues to dominate headlines, while a long list of Fed speakers hit the stage.
The economic calendar is also filled with fresh updates, including new home sales, durable goods, GDP and personal income and spending.
Toy-maker Hasbro will be among the names on deck to announce quarterly results, along with Harley Davidson, Caterpillar, Verizon, Ford Motor Co, Microsoft, AT&T, Comcast, Twitter, Amazon, Chipotle and Mattel.
Investors will generally be looking for any signs of adverse impacts on earnings and guidance from rising U.S. interest rates, as well as escalating U.S.-China trade tensions and tariffs.
Interactive Brokers senior market analyst Steven Levine provides some highlights for what to look for in the week beginning October 22.
Note: This material was originally published on IBKR Traders' Insight on October 17, 2018.
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