Spotlight On Economic Data After Nvidia-Fueled Rally


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The economic calendar in the week ahead includes fresh data on new home sales, durable orders, and construction prices. Analysts think bond yields could push higher if inflation expectations return following the higher-than-expected CPI and PPI reports for January. The marquee event for inflation watchers could be the release of the core PCE core number on February 29. The release is considered the Federal Reserve’s favored inflation gauge and could move the meter with interest rate expectations. In the tech sector, analysts expect another dramatic week for semiconductor stocks after Nvidia’s (NASDAQ:NVDA) earnings report sent the Santa Clara-based company’s shares up more than 20% and led to strong rallies for AMD (AMD), Super Micro (SMCI), Arm (ARM), Marvell Technology (MRVL), and Micron (MU) to name just a few. The earnings calendar includes key releases from Li Auto (LI), Lowe’s (LOW), eBay (EBAY), and Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD).

Earnings spotlight: Monday, February 26 – Workday (WDAY), Li Auto (LI), Domino’s Pizza (DPZ), and Zoom Video (ZM). See the full earnings calendar.

Earnings spotlight: Tuesday, February 27 – Lowe’s (LOW), American Tower (AMT), AutoZone (AZO), and eBay (EBAY). See the full earnings calendar.

Earnings spotlight: Wednesday, February 28 – Salesforce (CRM), Royal Bank of Canada (RY), Baidu (BIDU), HP (HPQ), and Snowflake (SNOW). See the full earnings calendar.

Earnings spotlight: Thursday, February 29 – Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD), Toronto-Dominion Bank (

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