This week's highlights include quarterly reports from the two biggest companies by market capitalization, Apple and Exxon Mobil, which are expect to post declining earnings.
US markets are set to rally at the open after the Fed chairman said the central bank doesn't expect to raise rates any time soon.
US markets are set for a lower open following Chinese imports and exports report and ahead of the release of minutes from the Fed policy meeting from June.
In this Investor Beat: what are the implications if the Fed ends its quantitative easing policy? Also, four stocks making big moves.
Japan announces easing policy, as investors await the FOMC meeting details.
Earnings season kicks off with the aluminum maker surprising Wall Street. Also, JCPenney ousts CEO Ron Johnson.
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