The week ahead

Monday:-- Earnings: Amgen Inc.; Boston Scientific Corp.; Chubb Corp.; Delta Air Lines Inc.; Equifax Inc.; Hasbro Inc.; Juniper Networks Inc.; Kimberly-Clark Corp.; L-3 Communications Holdings Inc.; Rohm and Haas Co.; Texas Instruments Inc.

Tuesday:-- April consumer confidence -- March existing-home sales -- Earnings: Aflac Inc.; Inc.; Ameriprise Financial Inc.; AT&T Inc.; Boston Properties Inc.; BP PLC; Chicago Mercantile Exchange Holdings Inc.; Coach Inc.; DuPont Co.; JetBlue Airways Corp.; Lockheed Martin Corp.; Northrop Grumman Corp.; Occidental Petroleum Corp.; Pepsi Bottling Group Inc.; Rockwell Collins Inc.; Sun Microsystems Inc.; U.S. Steel Corp.; Valero Energy Corp.

Wednesday:-- March durable goods orders -- March new-home sales -- Federal Reserve beige book -- Earnings: AmerisourceBergen Corp.; Anheuser-Busch Cos.; Apple Inc.; Baker Hughes Inc.; Becton, Dickinson and Co.; Boeing Co.; ConocoPhillips; Corning Inc.; Exelon Corp.; General Dynamics Corp.; PepsiCo Inc.; Pulte Homes Inc.; Raytheon Co.; Xcel Energy Inc.

Thursday:-- Weekly initial jobless claims -- Earnings: 3M Co.; Aetna Inc.; Cardinal Health Inc.; Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc.; Comcast Corp.; Dow Chemical Co.; Entergy Corp.; Exxon Mobil Corp.; Ford Motor Co.; Goodrich Corp.; Halliburton Co.; Level 3 Communications Inc.; MBIA Inc.; Microsoft Corp.; NCR Corp.; Newmont Mining Corp.; NYSE Group Inc.; Office Depot Inc.; SanDisk Corp.; Southern Co.; Tenneco Inc.; Travelers Cos.; US Airways Group Inc.

Friday:-- First-quarter gross domestic product -- Earnings: Alltel Corp.; Burger King Holdings Inc.; Chevron Corp.; Cummins Inc.; Ingersoll-Rand Co.; ITT Corp.; National Oilwell Varco Inc.; Simon Property Group Inc.; Waste Management Inc.

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