The lone economic release for today is the
On the earnings front, Comverse Technology (CMVT), a maker of telecommunications software, is scheduled to release its quarterly profit results today. According to research firm Thomson Financial/First Call the Woodbury, New York-based company is expected to post first-quarter earnings of 42 cents a share, up from 33 cents a share in the year-ago quarter. Ahead of earnings, the company said it was slashing 6% of its workforce due to the current economic climate. As a result, it said it would take a restructuring charge of about $9 million.
Shares closed up $2, or 3.5%, to $59.59 on Friday.
(Forecasts are from Reuters
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