Weekly Outlook: Will Stocks Continue Their Run?

Will 2018 continue its record highs for stocks? A week with few major economic reports, but lots of remarks from Fed speakers will tell the story. Several companies in the S&P 500 report earnings this week as well.

Economic Calendar

Sunday

Boston Federal Reserve Bank President Eric Rosengren Speech 07:00 PM ET

Monday

Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President Raphael Bostic Speech 07:00 AM ET

San Francisco Bank President John Williams Speech 01:35 PM ET

Tuesday

JOLTS 10:00 AM ET

Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Neel Kashkari Speech 10:00 AM ET

Wednesday

Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans Speech 9:00 AM ET

St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard Speech 1:30 PM ET

Thursday

New York Federal Reserve Bank President William Dudley Speech 3:30 PM ET

Friday

Boston Federal Reserve Bank President Eric Rosengren Speech 4:15 PM ET

 

Five Stories to Read

30% of millenials would rather invest in Bitcoin than stocks or bonds (Forbes)

Five OPEC and shale oil myths that need dispelling (Platts)

Catastrophe bonds came out even in 2017 (Bloomberg)

2017 was a good year to grow corn (AgriNews)

Do you know fintech? Take a quiz to find out (Wall Street Journal)

 

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