Earnings in Full Swing; Federal Reserve in Focus Next Week Earnings in Full Swing; Federal Reserve in Focus Next Week

By: Alex Freidmen

Next week, the spotlight shifts to the Federal Reserve’s latest interest rate decision, set to be disclosed on Wednesday. With various job and unemployment data on the agenda across the week, the stage is set for potential market volatility.

Several major companies, including Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Alphabet (GOOG), Amazon.com (AMZN), Boeing (BA), Cleveland-Cliffs (CLF), Electronic Arts (EA), Exxon Mobil (XOM), JetBlue Airways (JBLU), Mastercard (MA), Match Group (MTCH), and Microsoft (MSFT), are scheduled to release their earnings. Notable entities such as Meta Platforms (META), Pfizer (PFE), Qualcomm (QCOM), Starbucks (SBUX), Teva Pharmaceuticals (TEVA), and Tractor Supply (TSCO) will also be making their earning disclosures next week.

Here are the key market events lined up for the upcoming week:

No significant events are scheduled for Monday, Jan. 29.

On Tuesday, Jan. 30, the S&P Case-Shiller home price index, consumer confidence, and job openings data will be disclosed.

Wednesday, Jan. 31 will witness the ADP employment report, employment cost index, the Federal Reserve’s interest rate decision, and the Chicago Business Barometer purchasing managers index (PMI).

Thursday, Feb. 1, will bring the release of jobs data, U.S. productivity data, and both the S&P manufacturing PMI and ISM manufacturing data.

Friday, Feb 2, will be marked by the release of U.S. hourly, unemployment rate, and nonfarm payrolls data. Additionally, factory orders for December and year-over-year hourly wages will be posted, along with the final consumer sentiment reading for January.


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