SWISS BANKSFeb. 12, 2:30 a.m. ESTCredit Suisse (CSR) reports fourth-quarter earnings, followed on Feb. 14 by UBS (UBS). The Swiss Federal Banking Commission said that in the near future both banks may need to take additional writedowns linked to subprime loans.
GENERAL MOTORS (GM)Feb. 12, 7 a.m. ESTAmerica's largest automaker announces fourth-quarter results. Analysts expect a second straight quarterly loss, albeit smaller than last period. This year is off to a good start, with GM's January U.S. sales rising while Toyota's (TM) slipped.