Building homes, basketball stars, and better cereals will color in the week that lies ahead.
We kick off the new trading week closer to home. Well, closer to homebuilders, at least. Lennar
It's more important here to check out the company's outlook. Lennar has held up better than most of its peers, but that's largely due to its geographical strength in some of the more buoyant housing markets. That strength may make it difficult to see chipped paint or cracked foundations in the report.
Is it a case of perfect timing that Nike
Hello, Gbuy. Wednesday should mark the official release of Google's
Hungry for breakfast? Thursday's menu will serve up cereal giant General Mills
The second quarter closes on Friday. July waits on the other side. This may not seem like a big deal to you, but it's decision time if you're a mutual fund manager. Because your holdings at the end of Friday dictate what shareowners see in the next quarterly update, some less-than-scrupulous managers may clean out some of the losers and buy into some of the recent winners. The practice is called "window dressing," but you know better. Judge a fund on its performance, not on a quarterly roundup of picture-pretty holdings.
Until next week, I remain,
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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.