The US markets are higher this afternoon, with the Dow up 0.75%, the S&P gaining 0.70% and the Nasdaq up 0.63% so far today. Some stocks showing significant gains today include Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) higher by 1.5%, Citigroup up 4% and Micron Technology up 4.15%.
Good afternoon, this is Sayoko Murase with the Week Ahead Market Report for April 14, 2014.
In overseas trading, Japan's Nikkei 225 Stock Average was lower by 0.36% and the Hang Seng was up 0.15%. In Europe on Monday, the FTSE 100 was higher by 0.34% and the German DAX was up 0.26% today.
In economic news, CPI is released on Tuesday, Housing Starts and Building Permits on Wednesday, and Initial Claims on Thursday.
In earnings news this week, Charles Schwab Corp (NYSE:SCHW) and The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) announce Tuesday, Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) on Wednesday, and Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE:GS) on Thursday.
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