Oracle, Discover and Tiffany are all expected to report year-over-year growth for their most recent quarters this week. Meanwhile, many will be looking for an updated snapshot of the housing market, with three sets of real-estate data coming out.
Late-season earnings could help ring in some early holiday cheer for investors this week. Analysts expect strong results from Nike, Bed Bath & Beyond, Darden Restaurants -- which operates Olive Garden and Red Lobster -- and electronics company Jabil Circuit.
Walgreen Chief Financial Officer Wade Miquelon was arrested on drunk driving charges last month -- his second such arrest in a little more than a year. The drugstore chain calls it a personal matter, but when it comes to executives, when does personal irresponsibility become a corporate problem?