Playthings, pills, and plastic will decorate the week that lies ahead.
The new trading week kicks off with a peek inside Santa's bag, as Mattel
It will be Akamai's
A triple shot of credit-related companies step up on Thursday. MasterCard
Bankrate and MasterCard are projected to post higher earnings for the quarter. Moody's probably won't be so lucky. Either way, all three companies will combine to give a panoramic -- though ultimately incomplete -- snapshot of the credit space.
Fridays typically belong to foreign companies on the earnings floor, as most stateside players like to duck out early for the weekend. This Friday won't be any different, so take the time to get an early jump on your tax filing, show shoveling, or resolution-breaking.
Until next week, I remain,
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