The Week Ahead: The Election Is Here And It Could Not Come Soon Enough
1. Geopolitical Events. On Monday Euro-zone Finance Ministers will meet in Brussels. On Tuesday the U.S. will hold its elections. Federal Reserve Chicago President Charles Evans will participate in a discussion about economic conditions and monetary policy. On Wednesday Federal Reserve Minneapolis Neel Kashkari will speak at an economic outlook event. Federal Reserve St. Louis President James Bullard will speak as will San Francisco President John Williams on Thursday. On Friday Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fisher will speak as will San Francisco President John Williams.
2. Economic Releases. Releases of note this week include the weekly chain store sales, oil/gas numbers, mortgage applications and Michigan Sentiment.
3. Earnings Releases. Notable releases include PCLN SYY CVS DHI DISH MYL DIS AZN JCP BAM.
Monday, November 7:
Euro-zone Finance Ministers meet in Brussels.
Chinese State Council Premier Li Keqiang meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Tuesday, November 8:
The U.S. Presidential Election is finally here. There are also races to decide the fate of the Senate and House of Representatives.
Wednesday, November 9:
The latest NYSE and NASDAQ Short Interest Data through October 31st settlement is due out after the close.
Thursday, November 10:
No events of note.
Friday, November 11:
November Michigan Sentiment is due out at 10:00 a.m. EDT and is expected to rise to 87.5 from 87.2.
The U.S. Bond Market is closed for observance of Veteran’s Day.
Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fisher speaks about the economy and monetary policy.