Alcoa reports next week and even though the stock was booted from the Dow Jones Industrial Average a few quarters ago traditionalists (old guys like me) still consider AA earnings the beginning of earnings season.  The calendar is light next week, but hold on to your hat, things are going to get busy soon.

For newbies, the table below summarizes the last 12 quarters of stock price reactions to earnings reports with biggest rally, drop, average move, and what happened last quarter.