The video clips below provide a handy summary of the reports expected on the economic, financial and corporate front around the globe during the week ahead.
US: Earnings, economic reports Wal-Mart, Dell and Home Depot lead the earnings parade, while retail sales, inflation figures and housing starts top the economic data. And General Motors’ return to the public markets looms.
Europe: Burberry and Infineon report Several European firms will report results next week, including British luxury fashion house Burberry and German chipmaker Infineon Technologies. Minutes from the Bank of England’s latest meeting and Germany’s ZEW economic-sentiment survey are also on the calendar.
Asia: Watch for Japan’s GDP Japan will release its quarterly GDP data this week, and the Bank of Korea will announce a key interest rate decision.
Source: MarketWatch (here, here and here), November 12, 2010.