Ports, payrolls, and paper will decorate the week that lies ahead.
The new trading week kicks off with a signature box from Tiffany
Analysts still see Tiffany posting a profit. They expect earnings to clock in at $0.80 a share, well off the $1.27 a share it earned a year earlier. I'll believe it when I see it. A chain doesn't get slammed on comps without some serious margin deterioration. It should definitely be profitable, but don't be surprised if it misses Wall Street's mark on Monday morning.
There's a great bellwether earnings report on the slate for Wednesday. You probably don't own -- or even care about -- Paychex
The week closes quietly, as it often does. The trickle of earnings reports will come mostly from overseas companies like Aracruz Celulose
Until next week, I remain,
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