| Earnings: America’s largest retailer Walmart will report its quarterly results on Thursday. The behemoth, with its everyday low prices, has made life difficult for competitors, many of whom are going out of business. Also reporting earnings early Thursday is Chinese online marketplace Alibaba.
ECB tea leaves: Draghi and other ECB officials speak at a few events Thursday. Draghi will be in Tel Aviv, Israel, while other ECB board members talk at a couple events in Germany. The next ECB meeting on monetary policy is in early June.
Latin America’s bright spot: Peru is the region’s fastest growing economy. It reports GDP Thursday. Estimates are for 3% growth. Chile reports GDP Thursday too, expected to be much worse, below 1%. In other LatAm news, Colombia’s president, Juan Manuel Santos, visits Trump Thursday too.