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U.S. Day Ahead: Counting down to Fed minutes

Tuesday, August 21, 2012 - 02:12

Aug 21 - As investors pin their hopes on fresh stimulus for the recovery, Reuters Correspondent Alister Bull says minutes from the Fed's last meeting will tell us how far we are from more action.

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Figuring out the -- pretty deep puzzle when will he -- warm money on the table. And actors are betting big on support from the -- with the SMP hitting a four year high. Now get a better picture of what could be in store with the release of minutes from its last meeting in early August the bad that the recovery may need help. From any concrete action here's Reuters correspondent outs are bull on what to focus signing and the -- The Fed -- are gonna get in this is a sense how hard policy makers Lucent -- do additional policy action. That's important. Because they've reviewed the -- that bridge if you look cool. He's been a little bit better the last couple ways but it looks at the beginning of the month when this meeting actually took place. Well the markets may be rallying but Hewlett-Packard. Is having a tough time. It's down almost 30% since the start of the year. That means -- Meg Whitman will -- -- found her strategy to shareholders. When HP reports earnings in its bottom line if that's history as PD -- lose ground to tablet and Smartphone. -- answer cost cutting and more lay up. She's also trying to get HP into business and IT services that already impacting a lot of competition from IBM and Microsoft. That's the -- it's time. Real estate is seeing a turnaround. Pay close attention to existing home sales in the morning I have mart said sales aren't likely to rebound from eighteen month lows despite rising house prices. The market is also bottom but still have a long way to go before they get back to pre crisis levels. Also keep an eye out on earnings from luxury home builder -- Brothers. It's just -- strong results on new construction that would follows similar positive results from DR Horton and -- a group. Investors will focus on growth of new ordered after a strong selling in the spring and stay with writers TV an insider for a more expert analysis on what the Fed will do next. Check out Reuters YouTube at borders dot com slash -- TV and get the latest on the big birds in the markets by filing got on Twitter at Reuters Insider. I'm -- mom this is greater good.

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U.S. Day Ahead: Counting down to Fed minutes

Tuesday, August 21, 2012 - 02:12