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[BURSA] Top 5 Things to Know in the Market on Wednesday

Investing.com - Here are the top five things you need to know in financial markets on Wednesday, January 17:
1. U.S. stocks await Goldman and Bank of America near record highs
Though all three major benchmarks briefly hit new all-time highs on Tuesday, stocks failed to hold the gains and ended lower. But traders looked set to take another shot on Wednesday while waiting for fourth quarter results from Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) and Bank of America (NYSE:BAC).
Goldman is forecast to report earnings per share (EPS) of $4.91 on revenue of $7.61 billion at 7:30AM ET (13:30GMT), while analyst are looking for Bank of America to post an EPS of $0.44 on revenue of $21.53 billion at 6:45AM ET (11:45GMT).
At 5:55AM ET (10:55GMT) Wednesday, the blue-chip Dow futures rose 113 points, or 0.44%, S&P 500 futures advanced 7 points, or 0.25%, while the Nasdaq 100 futures gained 22 points, or 0.32%.
Elsewhere, world shares pulled back from record highs on Wednesday, set for only their second day of losses in 2018 as lower commodity prices and a string of downbeat updates from companies dampened the mood in global markets.
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