The S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average, and NASDAQ Composite are higher in afternoon trading on Monday. Some of the most actively traded stocks include Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD) down 11.6%, Achillion Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ACHN) up 12.1%, Rite Aid (NYSE:RAD) higher by 5.5%, and Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) up 0.45%.
Good afternoon this is Sayoko Murase with the Week Ahead Market Report for December 22, 2014.
In overseas trading, Japan's Nikkei 225 Stock Average was higher, up 0.08%, and the Hang Seng was also higher, up 1.26%. In Europe, the FTSE 100 was up 0.48% and the German DAX was higher by 0.81% today.
In economic news, GDP and Personal Income are released tomorrow, and Initial Claims on Wednesday.
Some of the companies releasing earnings this week include: CalAmp (NASDAQ:CAMP), Walgreen (NYSE:WAG) and Steelcase (NYSE:SCS).
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