Sector: Consumer

Halliburton (HAL) reported its second-quarter earnings on Monday before the markets opened. The company's earnings rose sequentially.

Economic data and earnings will keep investors busy this week. More than a quarter of the S&P 500 companies are scheduled to release their earnings.

Hershey (HSY) is set to report its second-quarter results on Thursday. We expect Hershey’s sales and earnings to grow year-over-year, but that growth to be low.

Skechers (SKX) announced better-than-expected results for the second quarter after financial markets closed on July 18.

e-Commerce giant Amazon (AMZN) is scheduled to report its second-quarter earnings results after the closing bell on July 25.

Comcast (CMCSA) shares popped after Goldman Sachs issued a positive note on the company recently. Goldman upgraded its rating for Comcast to "buy" from "hold."

On Thursday, pet retailer Chewy (CHWY) reported its first-quarter results after the market closed. The company reported its earnings for the first time.

US stock markets made an all-time high earlier this week. BlackRock CEO Larry Fink expects the markets to move even higher.

JCPenney (JCP) has hired advisors to evaluate its debt-restructuring options, as it needs more time to turn its struggling business around.

The T-Mobile (TMUS) and Sprint (S) merger is in jeopardy again. The companies have to settle the deal by July 29.