This Week in the Markets: Earnings, Housing Data, and Bitcoin Halving


  • Bitcoin Halving: Expected on or before Saturday, April 20th. This could impact cryptocurrency prices.
  • Earnings Season Continues: Reports from major companies including Goldman Sachs (GS), Netflix (NFLX), American Express (AXP), and Procter & Gamble (PG).
  • Federal Reserve Commentary: Speeches from several Fed officials throughout the week.
  • Economic Data: Housing starts, retail sales, industrial production, and jobless claims reports.

Monday, AprilĀ 15th:

  • Manufacturing data: Empire State Manufacturing Survey.
  • Consumer spending: U.S. retail sales Business inventories report.
  • Housing market sentiment: Homebuilder confidence.
  • Fed speakers: Dallas Fed President Procter & Gamble and San Francisco Fed President Mary Daly.
  • Company earnings: Goldman Sachs, Charles Schwab, and M&T Bank.

Tuesday, April 16th:

  • Housing data: Housing starts and building permits Industrial production and capacity utilization reports.
  • Company earnings: UnitedHealth Group, Johnson & Johnson, Bank of America, Morgan Stanley, BNY Mellon, and PNC Bank.

Wednesday, April 17th:

  • Mortgage applications data.
  • Federal Reserve.
  • Beige Book release.
  • Company earnings: United Airlines, Abbott Laboratories, U.S. Bancorp, Travelers, Citizens Financial, First Horizon, and Discover Financial Services.

Thursday, April 18th:

  • Jobless claims report.
  • Manufacturing data: Philadelphia Fed manufacturing survey.
  • Existing home sales data.
  • Leading economic indicators report.
  • Fed speakers: New York Fed President John Williams and Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic.
  • Company earnings: Netflix, Intuitive Surgical, and Infosys.

Friday, April 19th:

  • Fed speaker: Chicago Fed President Austan Goolsbee.
  • Company earnings: Procter & Gamble, American Express, Fifth Third Bancorp, and Huntington Bancshares



This information is provided for informational purposes only and should not be considered investment advice. Please consult with a financial professional before making any investment decisions.