The American Express
It may be even better than that. American Express has beaten Wall Street's projections for five consecutive quarters. The climate remains favorable, so let's see if the company can charge ahead one more time.
If it's Tuesday, it might be a double doozy from the housing sector. Real estate developers have had it rough lately, and now we have leading homebuilders Centex
Do check for any upbeat hints at a turnaround. Absent that, make sure that the new home orders aren't falling too much further than the actual number of homes delivered for the period. Weakness there may push a recovery to 2008 at the earliest.
Bidding for your mid-week attention, eBay
Things are going well for Inside Value pick Microsoft
Showing that you can make whiskey and golf balls at the same time, Fortune Brands
May good Fortune follow you into the weekend. Just don't try to mix things up by hitting whiskey and drinking down golf balls.
Until next week, I remain,
Longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz recommends windshield wiper fluid when trying to look forward. He is also part of the Rule Breakers newsletter research team, seeking out tomorrow's ultimate growth stocks a day early. He does not own shares in any of the companies in this story. The Fool has a disclosure policy.