Wall Street might need a break.
The past few days have seen investors push stock markets to all-time highs, but it looks like the pace could slow Wednesday.
There are a number of quarterly results set for release that could sway investor sentiment. Retailer Macy's ( reported a better than expected gain in earnings and an increase in its dividend and share repurchase plans. But shares were up less than 1% as a decline in sales raised some worries. )
Shares of Sears Holdings ( were up 2% as it said it looking at a sale of its 51% stake in Sears Canada. )
Farm equipment maker Deere ( shares fell in premakert trading despite better-than expected earnings as it trimmed its guidance. )
Shares of SodaStream ( tumbled in premarket trading as it reported lower earnings and a sharp drop in U.S. sales. )
Cisco Systems ( and )SeaWorld ( will report after the close. )
Pinnacle Foods (, which said Tuesday that it agreed to be bought by )Hillshire Brands (, reported improved quarterly earnings. )
Sony ( reported full-year results showing sales rose but the company still recorded a loss for the year. The Japanese electronics maker said a big reason behind the jump in sales was favorable )foreign exchange rates. Sony shares pushed up by a little more than 1% in Tokyo trading.
Shares in Fossil ( fell in premarket trading after the company reported a drop in quarterly profit. )
In economic news, the U.S. government will publish its monthly producer price index at 8:30 a.m. ET.
The Dow Jones industrial average and S&P 500 finished at record highs again Tuesday. The S&P 500 touched 1,900 for the first time ever, while the Dow closed at about 16,715. The Nasdaq underperformed its peers, ending down about 0.3%.
European markets were mostly lower in midday trading.
Shares in GlaxoSmithKline ( were moving down after China charged a former executive with arranging )a bribery scheme.