IBM kicked butt this quarter. Google hit it pretty well. No big concerns there.
Friday is a big day. Own financials? Tomorrow will be a big day for you.
Friday, July 17
Before The Open Actual First Call Yr Ago Yr/Yr Rev
A.O. Smith AOS 0.50 1.03
Amcol ACO 0.29 0.58
Badger Meter BMI 0.54 0.48
Bank of America BAC 0.28 0.72
BB&T Corp BBT 0.21 0.69
Bemis BMS 0.41 0.46
Citigroup C -0.31 -0.49
First Horizon FHN -0.33 -0.11
First Niagara FNFG 0.14
General Electric GE 0.23 0.54
Marshall & Ilsley MI -0.69 -1.52
Mattel MAT 0.00 0.03
Prosperity Bancshares PRSP 0.50 0.52
Webster Financial WBS -0.44 0.42
Other major business events and economic events scheduled for Friday:
Commerce Department releases housing starts for June, 8:30 a.m.
House Financial Services Committee hearing on the president’s proposed financial overhaul.
European Union foreign trade stats for May are released.