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U.S. Day Ahead: BofA faces ire if results disappoints

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - 02:32

April 18 - Investors will want to know how the banking behemoth can boost its revenues and grow capital, according to Reuters Breakingsviews Columnist Antony Currie.

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America's boss -- and we'll have to prove he can still take the banking heat and higher. When it reports results before the bell. Is -- to -- earnings of twelve cents a share in the first quarter down from a year ago. -- is breaking news columnist Anthony carries as investors wanna know how bank can boost its revenue growth capital. They wanna hear is that the bank has done at least as well as some of its peers in areas like mortgages. Expense management especially with a bank where he wants to cut costs. Seeing come interesting come all these things most of the other banks American forces found them pretty well -- that. Invest is going to be wondering what's going back. And Bank of America holds -- shareholder meeting on May ninth watch out for any signs of resentment over okay. As with CNET city's last get together. Morgan Stanley's results could surprise to the outside when it reports before the open. This -- expects results of 42 cents a share in the first quarter down from a year ago. But according to exclusive data from our mind and has a high chance of beating by three cents. Thomson Reuters analyst Ron -- says there's more hope for financials to improved. Analysts are optimistic that capital markets could survive the year pain crisis and that corporations will -- capital again in the future. And that including US economy could lift equity market. Financial chemical's health -- that dominate the rest of earnings no -- -- DuPont UnitedHealth Verizon all before the bell. After the close at the turn of Microsoft the world's largest software company expected to report lower third quarter profit. As the PC market continues to sat. We take the pulse of the recovery with jobs housing and manufacturing data on tap. On the radar initial jobless claims at 8:30 AM -- existing home sales in the Philly Fed index -- I am. I apart says sales should be flat and march around four point six million units he still that would be the best average reasons the second half of twenty net. Expect more calls for cash to healthy I -- -- tackle potential crises when the lenders box Christine Lagarde speaks at 8:45 AM. But -- recently said she -- Imus funds raised by over 400 billion dollars a smaller amount than previously demanded. Also thank president Roberts Alex holds a separate news conference at 9:45 AM. I'm Rhonda schaffler this is writers.

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U.S. Day Ahead: BofA faces ire if results disappoints

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - 02:32