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Top 5 Things to Watch in Markets in the Week Ahead By Investing.com

Top 5 Things to Watch in Markets in the Week Ahead By Investing.com
Top 5 Things to Watch in Markets in the Week Ahead

Other Fed speakers making appearances during the week include Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic, Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester, Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren, Fed Governor Lael Brainard, Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker and Fed Vice Chairman Richard Clarinda.Market participants will get a snapshot of how the economy is performing with the release of data on inflation and retail sales.is due to release data on consumer price inflation on Wednesday, while retail sales figures for December are due out on Friday.Inflation is expected to tick slightly higher, but remain subdued, while retail sales are expected to have been dampened by the surging virus.

But investors will likely be focusing more on the prospects for a bigger stimulus package after Friday’s employment report showed the U.health officials are trying to speed up the slow pace of Covid-19 vaccinations, after the coronavirus claimed over 4,000 American lives on Friday and employment data showed the pandemic further stifling the job market.

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