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Interactive Brokers - U.S. Fixed Income Calendar: The Week Ahead

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by: Interactive Brokers
Interactive Brokers
Macro, bonds, research analyst, portfolio strategy
Summary

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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