The companies that are called to join the heavy-hitters in the benchmark index will be in line for a nice boost in their stock price.
US markets are set for a strong open after European central banks discussed easier monetary policy and ahead of US jobs data.
TJ Max, Saks and seven others report earnings, some following multi-year stock highs.
Tech Data's post-earnings collapse is a cautionary tale -- that, or a buying opportunity.
The numbers from a company's balance sheet and fundamentals should drive your investing -- not the results of next Tuesday's vote.
In short, the PC maker's quarter was an unmitigated disaster.
And that's not what's supposed to be happening right now.
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