Second-quarter earnings season continues this week, while a pair of July inflation figures and consumer sentiment surveys will be the highlights on the economic-data calendar.
Take-Two Interactive Software
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings
go on Tuesday, followed by Walt
report on Thursday, then
Broadridge Financial Solutions
closes the week on Friday.
Economic data out this week will include the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Consumer Price Index for July on Wednesday. Economists are expecting a 0.2% rise in the headline index and a 0.5% increase in the core CPI last month. On Thursday, the BLS will report the Producer Price Index for July. That’s forecasted to have risen 0.3% at the index level and 0.4% for the core.
On Tuesday, the National Federation of Independent Business will release the Small Business Optimism Index for July, then the University of Michigan reports the August Consumer Sentiment Index on Friday. Both surveys have…