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The U.S. Day Ahead: Bambi, banks & burritos on earnings menu

Monday, 04 Feb, 2013 - 03:38

Feb 4 - A slew of S&P 500 companies report earnings tomorrow, including Walt Disney, UBS and Chipotle. Zynga also reports after the bell.

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-- And burritos we've got earnings for all three and more on Tuesday. First up Walt Disney -- profit likely to come -- flat from year ago thanks to rising costs of sports rights. And declining home video sales next UBS. This was bank is not ready flag of your net loss that the plan to cut 101000 employees. And wind down its fixed income unit analysts are likely to focus on UBS's flagship private bank. Where inflows are expected to help future earnings also on our radar port tomorrow some tasty earnings from -- And not so foolish ones from chipotle. In -- battle of egos activist investor day that I -- choosing sides. At last year's value investor conference keep it out his case for authority probably as it faces competition from cheaper rivals like pop out. We'll see of that -- an impact on earnings to probably stock is down nearly 19% from the same period last year. Social game companies reports after the bounce tomorrow. -- announced that 200 million dollar share buyback plan last quarter and a new partnership to end the casino gaming market in Britain. That's not offer earnings tomorrow and got lots of hours you can see on this chart. So far over 250 companies can report it. With 68%. Beating estimates. We've also got two of the biggest US exchange operators posting results tomorrow. Investors likely to focus on transaction and clearing fees that the CMD which account for 80% of the company's revenue. -- why is the also reports before the belt tomorrow. Watch for any further details on -- eight point two billion dollar mega merger with ice. That's expected to close later this year under that deal I expect the spin -- Euronext through IPO. Into funny fourteenth. -- surrounding NYC's proposed takeover by IntercontinentalExchange. Will likely help investors overlooked what was really a tough quarter for the big port operator training -- were down due to a combination. Lower market volatility. And macro economic concerns and NYC -- around two thirds of its revenues from transaction and clearing -- so you can expect the exchange operator to. Focus on cost cuts. Well it is big gadget lovers tomorrow. That products. As the Blackberry and mark and a ice as the company's latest attempt to gain market share in competitive Smartphone market. Which is dominated by Samsung and apple speaking up another apple product goes on sale tomorrow. It's -- gigabyte version of the iPad which has twice as much storage space is any previous model. Apple's already solved 120. Million ipads so far. On the economic front Congressional Budget Office released its annual budget and economic outlook with spending and revenue goals or 2014. That could trigger more debates about spending in Washington. We've also got data for January on the US services sector I have bars are indexed to take down slightly. 55 point three from 55 points at. Constructions. Forming lately and that should prevent -- well. Us on Twitter writers and either get more -- videos of -- dot com slash writers TV. I've got up -- this is Reuters.

The U.S. Day Ahead: Bambi, banks & burritos on earnings menu

Monday, 04 Feb, 2013 - 03:38

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