View the week's key company earnings schedule and important stories to look out for.
View the top 6 stories to watch (1-5 August) and our key company earnings schedule.Video: UK rates & US employment
Our Chief Market Analyst Michael Hewson discusses this week's UK rate meeting and the outlook for US non-farm payrolls. Watch the video now
Register for our non-farm payrolls live webinar.Will UK bookies turn up trumps?
Ahead of earnings from bookies William Hill and Ladbrokes this week, Jasper Lawler analyses the increasingly tough outlook for the UK gaming industry.Will the banks get a break?
RBS, HSBC and Standard Chartered report earnings this week. Plans to charge business customers negative interest rates show how tough the low-rate environment has become for bank profits.US automakers go head-to-head
The US auto industry reports earnings this week with Ford, GM and Tesla all on the docket. Tesla is under pressure to deliver after the fatal accident of one its customers while using their autopilot mode.Is LinkedIn going places?
It will be Microsoft investors who have the most to win or lose when LinkedIn reports its Q2 earnings on Thursday, after the company was bought by Bill Gates’ tech behemoth for $26bn.US health insurers under scrutiny
Earnings from US health insurance giants Aetna and Humana will be scrutinised this week for any effect on their planned merger, which has been criticised by the US Justice Department.
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Selected company earnings (1-5 August) Monday 1 August Results AMC Entertainment Holdings (US) Q2 Diamond Offshore Drilling (US) Q2 Fidessa Group (UK) Half-year Frontier Communications (US) Q2 Intertek Group (UK) Half-year Keller Group (UK) Half-year Macquarie Infrastructure (US) Q2 Senior (UK) Half-year Trinity Mirror (UK) Half-year Ultra Electronics Holdings (UK) Half-year Vulcan Materials (US) Q2 Tuesday 2 August Results 4imprint Group (UK) Half-year Aetna (US) Q2 AIG (US) Q2 Avis Budget Group (US) Q2 Avon Products (US) Q2 BBA Aviation (UK) Half-year Caesars Entertainment (US) Q2 Clipper Logistics (UK) Full-year Cobalt International Energy (US) Q2 Dialight (UK) Half-year Direct Line Insurance (UK) Half-year Elementis (UK) Half-year Etsy (US) Q2 Ford Motors (US) Sales update Fitbit (US) Q2 General Motors (US) Sales update Greggs (UK) Half-year InterContinental Hotels (UK) Half-year LSL Property Services (UK) Half-year Meggitt (UK) Half-year Molson Coors Brewing (US) Q2 Morgan Sindall Group (UK) Half-year Pfizer (US) Q2 Procter & Gamble (US) Q4 Rotork (UK) Half-year Royal Caribbean Cruises (US) Q2 SDL (UK) Half-year Seagate Technology (US) Q4 Shire (US) Half-year Spirent Communications (UK) Half-year Tableau Software (US) Q2 Travis Perkins (UK) Half-year Tullett Prebon (UK) Half-year Wednesday 3 August Results 3D Systems (US) Q2 Aggreko (UK) Half-year CenturyLink (US) Q2 Devro (UK) Half-year Equinix (US) Q2 GoDaddy (US) Q2 Gulfport Energy (US) Q2 HSBC (UK) Half-year Humana (US) Q2 Intercontinental Exchange (US) Q2 Marathon Oil (US) Q2 MetLife (US) Q2 Moneysupermarket.com (UK) Half-year Novae Group (UK) Half-year Oasis Petroleum (US) Q2 Office Depot (US) Q2 Prudential Financial (US) Q2 Rio Tinto (UK) Half-year Soco International (UK) Half-year Standard Chartered (UK) Half-year Tesla Motors (US) Q2 Time Warner (US) Q2 TripAdvisor (US) Q2 Twenty-First Century Fox (US) Q4 Western Union (US) Q2 Thursday 4 August Results Aviva (UK) Half-year Becton Dickinson (US) Q3 Brammer (UK) Half-year Chesapeake Energy (US) Q2 Cobham (UK) Half-year Communisis (UK) Half-year Duke Energy (US) Q2 Hill & Smith Holdings (UK) Half-year Inmarsat (UK) Half-year Johnston Press (UK) Half-year Kellogg (US) Q2 Kraft Heinz (US) Q2 Ladbrokes (UK) Half-year LinkedIn (US) Q2 London Stock Exchange Group (UK) Half-year MGM Resorts International (US) Q2 Mohawk Industries (US) Q2 Motorola Solutions (US) Q2 Priceline Group (US) Q2 RPS Group (UK) Half-year RSA Insurance (UK) Half-year SeaWorld Entertainment (US) Q2 Serco Group (UK) Half-year Starwood Property Trust (US) Q2 Super Micro Computer (US) Q4 Viacom (US) Q3 Vitec Group (UK) Half-year Zynga (US) Q2 Friday 5 August Results esure Group (UK) Half-year Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate (UK) Half-year Liberty Interactive Corp QVC Group (US) Q2 Royal Bank of Scotland Group (UK) Q2 Weyerhaeuser (US) Q2 William Hill (UK) Half-year
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