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7:10 a.m. Roseanne Cahn, economist,
CS First Boston
that labor costs aren't going to get much better. That likely means inflation improvements will be tougher to come by.
8:10 a.m. Jeffrey Weingarten, global strategist,
8:20 a.m. Liam Dalton,
Axiom Capital Management
Squawk Box host.
9:02 a.m. Michelle Colley Laughlin,
Love that hair. Where's Larry?
9:10 a.m., William Watts, CEO,
Watts surely has lots to talk about. His company's stock is up 18 3/8 to 22 7/8 since mid-February.
9:40 a.m. Carl Watts, CEO,
Tasty Baking Co.
First-quarter earnings, announced April 17, jumped to 26 cents from 20 cents a share.
10:10 a.m. Hamilton Davis, economist,
10:20 a.m., C. Everett Koop, Former Surgeon General
Often considered a voice of reason based on his positions on abortion in general and partial-birth abortions, Koop's view may carry weight in the controversy surrounding obseity drugs.
10:30 a.m. Tom Dorsey, author,
Point & Figure Charting
11:20 a.m. Dan Koehler, author,
Insiders Guide to Small Business Loans
11:30 a.m. John Lonski, economist,
Moody's Investors Service
Upon reflection, more talk about CPI
12:20 p.m. James Francis, CEO,
Paradigm Asset Management
12:50 p.m. Jim Smyth, director,
1:20 p.m. James Loehr, author,
Stress for Success
1:10 p.m., Mary Stowell,
Leng Stowell Friedman & Vernon
Wall Street Journal
the next. Stowell will discuss the sex-bias cases against
for which she is seeking class action status.
1:40 p.m., Gregg Wolper, Closed-end Funds editor,
Morningstar Mutual Funds,
Wolper will likely weigh in on that never-ending debate -- are closed-end funds a bargain or a ripoff?
3:03 p.m. Bob McCooey,
View from the Big Board floor.
3:20 p.m. Ian Shepherdson, economist,
Believes that the Fed needs to raise rates one more time. At least.
5:40 p.m., Elizabeth Bramwell,
Bramwell Capital Management
Once a darling of the mutual fund media, Bramwell has had a tougher go of it lately. Her $111.4 million fund, (
BRGRX), ranks just middle of the pack of growth funds this year tracked by
Lipper Analytical Services
. Read a profile of Bramwell in
6:10 p.m. Louis Aronne,
New York Hospital
Discussions of weight loss.
6:11 p.m. Jamie Heller, executive editor,
6:20 p.m. Shawn Tully, reporter,
7:00 p.m. Joel Greenblatt,