Need to Know: Earnings? Stock investors should watch these 5 factors instead, Goldman says

It’s all about earnings and the inauguration as traders get cracking after the holiday weekend.

A landmark Brexit speech and the Davos hootenanny are also helping to wake up anyone who remembered the “I have a dream” man by sleeping in, as eToro analysts put it.

The combo of the big change at the White House on Friday and the fresh info on Brexit today is making investors anxious, says Gary Huxtable from Atlantic Pacific Securities. Markets could have handled one event, but the double dose is trouble, he suggests.

Could flawless earnings calm everyone and extend the Trump rally? Ignore the latest quarterly results, as there are five key things to watch instead, says our call of the day.

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