Investors will be digesting news from Europe this week, as Greece's parliament approved strict financial reforms needed to obtain a new bailout package as protesters burned buildings in Athens.
Good morning, this is Kristin Bianco with the Week Ahead Market Report for February 13, 2012.
In overseas trading, Japan's Nikkei 225 Stock Average was higher by six tenths of a percent, and the Hang Seng Index was higher by half a percent.
The FTSE 100 is currently higher by about one percent, and the German DAX is higher by about seven tenths of a percent.
Some key data due to be released this week includes retail sales on Tuesday, industrial production on Wednesday, initial claims on Thursday, and the consumer price index on Friday.
On the earnings front, expect to hear from Aveo Pharmaceutials (NASDAQ:AVEO) and Avon Products (NYSE:AVP) on Tuesday, CenturyLink (NYSE:CTL) on Wednesday, Cloud Peak Energy (NYSE:CLD) on Thursday, and Amerigroup (AGP) on Friday.
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