The new trading week kicks off with Lowe's
Lowe's will provide a healthy glimpse into the state of home-improvement retailing, a day before its larger, orange apron-donning rival reports. Both chains are expected to post modest bottom-line gains, encouraging signs that hint at an economic turnaround.
It's usually quiet on Fridays, but that isn't the case during earnings season. The trading week wraps up with H.J. Heinz
Until next week, I remain,
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