March 1- Markets may get direction when two key Fed officials speak on monetary policy and the economy post financial crisis.
Here is your US stay ahead and after an eventful week Friday is looking to be much calmer. We will get it cited the Federal Reserve with key officials waited to talk. First stop -- Chicago fed president Charles Evans. As the recovery in monetary policy at 9:40 AM. That it's the turn at Saint Louis that president James Bullard at 8 PM talk about the economy -- financial crisis. Just two pieces of data that -- some directions the market in the morning not 45 sees the release of the IS and New York. And it had thirty we'll get the -- Green weekly index last week that measure of future economic growth did though the annualized growth rate continued to improve. To its highest level in six months. -- -- results big lots reports before the market opens and close our retailers sad to see earnings of dollars and 83 share in the fourth quarter. Up from a year ago no major surprises are expected according to start mind. Big blocks recently -- retail sales rise to nearly 8% as more customers shop for like products at its doors. I'm Rhonda -- this is writers.