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The Week Ahead - Market Outlook for the Week Beginning Monday, January 24, 2011

This "Outlook" provides you with information for the "week ahead", including economic news and indicators, company news, technical indicators, market conditions, options action and investing ideas.

Extract: Stocks are seeing some of their loftiest gains deflate, and that could continue as investors weigh dozens of major earnings reports and a fresh series of economic news in the week ahead.

Nearly a quarter of the S&P 500 and about half of the 30 Dow stocks report earnings, including American Express, McDonald's, Johnson and Johnson, Caterpillar and Boeing. The Fed meets Tuesday and Wednesday, and there will be reports on housing, durable goods and fourth quarter GDP. President Obama gives his State of the Union address Tuesday.”

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