UNDATED (AP) - A key government economic report and a slew of 3rd quarter earnings reports are among the things investors will be watching today.
The Labor Department will release its weekly jobless claims numbers this morning. Also today, Freddie Mac will release its report on weekly mortgage rates.
Among the major companies releasing quarterly reports before the market opens today are UnitedHealth Group, Goldman Sachs, Philip Morris International, Verizon Communications, Union Pacific and AMR, parent of American Airlines.
After the market closes, Google will issue its quarterly financial results, along with Capital One and Chipotle Mexican Grill.
In Geneva today, two big Swiss companies are out with financial results. Food and drinks giant Nestle reports nine-month sales figures and drug maker Roche posts third-quarter sales.