The week begins with Bank of the Ozarks reporting. Don't let the word bank frighten you. The Arkansas-based company is actually projected to post higher first-quarter profits than it did a year ago. History is on its side, because Bank of the Ozarks has beaten Wall Street guesstimates in each of the three previous quarters.
Several bellwethers will announce their latest financials: Goldman Sachs
It will be April 15 -- yes, tax day. If you procrastinated, it's not too late to file for an extension. However, if you're expecting a refund this year, why did you wait until the last minute to file?
The market is usually sleepy on the final trading day of the week, but not during earnings season. Citigroup
Until next week, I remain,
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