Stocks: Wal-Mart earnings, housing in play this week

  @emilyjanefox August 11, 2013: 11:03 AM ET
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NEW YORK (CNNMoney)

Investors are hoping that a fresh batch of economic data will breathe life back into stock markets this week.

All three major indexes shed about 1% last week.

However, the market hasn't lost much of its momentum. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 and Nasdaq are all up between 18% and 23% so far this year.

Economic drivers: A smattering of reports on the state of the U.S. economy will drive markets this week.

Investors will get a look at the manufacturing sector, with empire manufacturing, industrial production, producer and consumer prices due out throughout the week.

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The housing market will be in play, with housing starts, building permits and the National Association of Home Builders housing market report on tap.

Investors will also get a sense of how confident Americans are in the economy as retail sales and the Michigan sentiment report are released on Tuesday and Friday, respectively.

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Corporate earnings: On top of the economic data, several major companies are set to report earnings this week, as well.

Wal-Mart (WMT, Fortune 500), Macy's (M, Fortune 500), Deere & Co (DE, Fortune 500) and Cisco Systems (CSCO, Fortune 500) will all report throughout the week. To top of page



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