All times EST
5:30 AM Lawrence Otis Graham, Author,
6:10 AM Cliff Waldman, National Federation of Independent Business
6:50 AM Michael Pingrey, American Society of Travel Agents
7:10 AM John Casesa, Auto Analyst, Schroder Wertheim
He's backed GM's plans to distribute excess cash to shareholders, and will probably push that line here.
8:10 AM Sen. Pete Domenici, New Mexico
8:20 AM Micah Green, Public Securities Association
8:20 AM Marc Lackritz, President, Securities Industry Association
8:30 AM Jim Rogers, Rogers Holdings
After a brief hiatus, Friday's regular Squawk Box guest host is back. Famous for his book
, this guy sees inflation behind every breeze. Some day he'll be right. One feather in his cap: energy stocks have risen along with his forecasts of higher energy prices.
8:40 AM Rick Santelli, Rand Financial Services
On the floor of the CBOT, Santelli will offer perspective on options trading.
9:04 AM Martin Mauro, Fixed-Income Economist, Merrill Lynch
Mauro backs inflation-indexed bonds. He should offer good analysis of the January employment report, released at 8:30.
9:10 AM James Preston, Chairman, Avon Pruducts
Will comment on Avon's efforts to reorganize and push toward the year 2000.
9:32 AM Mike Marzano, FIMAT/Societe Generale
Bond futures trader should offer insight into initial reactions to the employment figure.
9:40 AM Lisa Finstrom, Smith Barney
Currency analyst likes the dollar.
9:40 AM Paul Meggyesi, Deutsche Morgan Grenfell
Another dollar fan.
10:00 AM William Sullivan, Director of Money Market Research, Dean Witter Reynolds
Thinks the fed's inaction represents risks concerning inflation. At least that's what he said before the fed did nothing.
10:30 AM Mary Lisanti,
The Strong Small Cap Fund
Oversees the $159 illion Strong Small Cap Stock Fund, which gained 22.7% in 1996, according to Lipper Analytical Services Inc. Lisanti has managed it only since August.
10:30 AM Gary Eichorn, CEO, OpenMarket
12:00 PM Rachelle Chong, Federal Communications Commission
12:00 PM Rep. David Markey, Massachusetts
12:10 PM Ivan Seidenberg, Chairman & CEO, NYNEX
12:20 PM Tim Price, President, MCI
12:50 PM Paul Sarvadi, CEO, Administaff
1:10 PM David Pullman, Fahnestock Structured Asset Sales Group
Oversaw the work to create the David Bowie asset-backed offering earlier this week.
3:03 PM Robert Murphy, Robb Peck McCooey Specialist Corp.
3:20 PM Henrik Strabo,
Twentieth Century International Discovery
Likes Eastern Europe very much for investment purposes.
Wall $treet Week
Guest: Linda Strumpf, Chief Investment Officer, The Ford Foundation
Alan Bond, Bond Procope
Last july the head of Bond Procope, a money management firm, recommended ITT, Eastman Kodak, Clorox and HFS. ITT was a dog until Hilton came along and HFS has put in a middling performance since last summer despite a flurry of acquisitions. Kodak and Clorox have both done well.
Warburg Pincus Emerging Growth
Last summer she liked U.S. Robotics and Borders Books. Her fund is up 14% in the past year, which isn't exactly smoking.