The markets are closed for Presidents Day. Rest up, because we're in the middle of earnings season. In other words, the next four trading days will be loaded.
In a busy day, Wal-Mart
You'll have to wait until Tuesday for those answers, but it's encouraging that companies like HP and Crocs have beaten analyst profit targets for several quarters in a row now. I'm bullish there.
Wall Street will turn to Garmin
Things haven't been going too well for The9 lately. Analysts see earnings per share falling by more than 50% for the quarter.
It's time to work up a sweat heading into the weekend with Life Time Fitness
Life Time has pulled off a dozen consecutive quarters of posting results that bested expectations. That's quite the workout, but let's wait to see how the company is holding up, now that the economy is a little bleaker and gym dues may be harder to come by.
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 own not own shares in any of the companies in this story, save for Crocs. The Fool has a disclosure policy.