Big names in a small trading week will color in the week that lies ahead.
The market is closed on Monday in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, so don't even think about pulling a stock quote or stateside trade. Pause. Reflect. Get ready for the abridged trading week.
Rested up? Good, because the bellwethers are coming pretty fast despite the short week. On Tuesday, Intel
Intel is no longer a dirty word in the Mac world now that Apple Computer
More big names follow on Wednesday as eBay
Over at eBay, the name of the game will be its domestic marketplace growth. Thanks to accelerating growth in its flagship auction business and the excitement over the company's acquisition of Skype, eBay is creeping back into darling stock circles. We'll see whether this active Motley Fool Stock Advisor recommendation earns the right to stay there.
In a short week of big names, it's only fitting that a company with a market cap second only to ExxonMobil
Until next week, I remain,
Longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz recommends windshield-wiper fluid when trying to look forward. He does not own shares in any of the companies in this story. The Fool has a disclosure policy. Rick is also part of the Rule Breakers newsletter research team, seeking out tomorrow's ultimate growth stocks a day early.