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I'm Christine it's -- in new York and this is a look at the week ahead in business.
Next week it's all about earnings the stock that everyone will be talking about is apple which reports its numbers on Wednesday.
Its market cap is almost half a trillion dollars -- the stock has been hammered lately analysts are forecasting this could be the best quarter in -- 35 year history.
Either way Apple's earnings are short -- move the tech heavy NASDAQ.
Google's another big tech company reporting on Tuesday.
An eleven Dow components are slated to report including McDonald's -- team Microsoft United Technologies.
Verizon and Procter & Gamble.
Also next Tuesday existing home spells -- the month of December sales of previously owned homes rose in November to its highest level in almost three years.
And on Friday the monthly new homes does gauge is reported for December.
New homes does rose in November recording their strongest pace in more than two years another sign of improvement in the recovering housing market.
That's it for the week ahead in business news in New York I'm Christina Scott.