Dividend growers will drive the tail end of earnings season this week, with some of Wall Street’s biggest companies scheduled to report quarterly results.
The economic calendar also sees a bevy of data releases ranging from retail sales to industrial production, providing investors with the latest intel on the U.S. economy.
Consideration will also be given to U.S. monetary policy as the Federal Reserve unveils the minutes of last month’s policy meeting. Market participants will carefully dissect the official transcript for clues about when the Fed will begin to wind down its $4.6 trillion balance sheet.
Last week’s edition of the Market Glance focused on retail earnings. To compare this week’s report with the previous week’s, read: The Market Glance for August 7: Retailers Headline Earnings Calendar.
There are no major economic data releases scheduled for Monday.