Investors will have another batch of earnings report to digest this week, with Choice Hotels and Compass Minerals already reporting earnings this today.
Good morning this is Kristin Bianco with the Week Ahead Market Report for April 29, 2013.
In overseas trading, Japan's Nikkei 225 Stock Average and the Hang Seng were both closed. The FTSE 100 was higher by about 0.2% and the German DAX was higher by about 0.4%.
On the earnings front, expect to hear from Oshkosh (NYSE:OSK) and Trulia (TRLA) on Tuesday, Merck (NYSE:MRK) on Wednesday, American Capital Agency (AGNC) and Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE:ANR) on Thursday and Spectra Energy (NYSE:SE) on Friday.
In economic news, expect to hear data on consumer confidence on Tuesday, auto sales and crude inventories on Wednesday, and initial claims on Thursday.
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