Look past the disappointments to find the value this season.
Congress is making it hard for investors to play the really good corporate results of late.
In the tech world, integration can turn partners into competitors, and the Korean manufacturer could realistically abandon Google's mobile platform.
The stock can command a long-term fair market value of $32 per share on the basis of improved margin and free cash flow.
The financial sector will be well represented, with quarterly reports due from the likes of Goldman Sachs and American Express, as well as the tech sector.
Based on what we've seen so far from other prominent manufacturers, a smartwatch may not be worth the company's time.
Alcoa may have lost some luster now that it's out of the Dow. This week, investors may also want to watch Yum Brands, Wells Fargo, Costco and Family Dollar.
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