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Friday
Oct122012

Wall Street Report: Stocks Have a Difficult Week and Earnings Due Out Next Week 

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The markets open Monday after what was a mostly a rough week for stocks.

The Dow was up two points at the Friday's closing bell, the Nasdaq was down five and the S&P off four.

Lots of earnings reports will be released next week, starting with Citgroup's 3rd quarter numbers on Monday, as well as the latest retail sales figures.

On Wednesday, earnings for Bank of America, eBay, Halliburton, American Express, PepsiCo and U.S. Bancorp will also be released.

The weekly jobless numbers are due out on Thursday, as well as Microsoft’s and Nokia's third quarter numbers.

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