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Alcoa

(AA) - Get Report

, the blue-chip measure's best-performing stock of 1999, today starts to show if it has what it takes to try for a repeat. The aluminum giant reports fourth-quarter earnings, kicking off the slow start to earnings season.

There are no economic data scheduled for release.

Expected Earnings Reports

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This table includes earnings expectations for S&P 500 companies only. Dates are as expected according to First Call/Thomson Financial as of Friday, Jan. 7, and may change. The full week's earnings calendar is published separately.

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* Possibly reporting.

IPO Lockups Expiring

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As compiled by ipoPros.com.

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  • CommTouch (CTCH) , 3 million shares priced July 13 at $16 each. Underwriter: U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray. Friday close: down 3 1/8 to 39 1/8.
  • ProVantage Health Services (PHS) , 5.6 million shares priced July 14 at $18 each. Underwriter: Merrill Lynch. Friday close: up 5/16 to 8 5/16.
  • Tibco Software (TIBX) , 7.3 million shares priced July 14 at $15 each. Underwriter: Goldman Sachs. Friday close: down 1/2 to 120.
  • Efficient Networks (EFNT) , 4 million shares priced July 14 at $15 each. Underwriter: Credit Suisse First Boston. Friday close: up 3 5/8 to 63 3/4.
  • National Information Consortium (EGOV) - Get Report, 13 million shares priced July 15 at $12 each. Underwriter: Hambrecht & Quist. Friday close: down 13/16 to 30 3/8.

IPO Quiet Periods Expiring

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As compiled by ipoPros.com.

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  • Optio Software (OPTO) , 5 million shares priced Dec. 14 at $10 each. Underwriter: Merrill Lynch. Friday close: up 2 5/16 to 22 11/16.
  • HealthExtras (HLEX) , 5.5 million shares priced Dec. 14 at $11 each. Underwriter: Warburg Dillon Read. Friday close: up 1 1/4 to 9 5/8.
  • Caliper (CALP) , 4.5 million shares priced Dec. 14 at $16 each. Underwriter: Credit Suisse First Boston. Friday close: up 5 to 61.
  • Ecollege.com (ECLG) , 5 million shares priced Dec. 14 at $11 each. Underwriter: Banc of America Securities. Friday close: up 5/8 to 11.
  • Maxygen (MAXY) , 6 million shares priced Dec. 16 at $16 each. Underwriter: Goldman Sachs. Friday close: up 1/4 to 57 5/16.
  • Z-Tel Technologies (ZTEL) , 6 million shares priced Dec. 14 at $17 each. Underwriter: Thomas Weisel Partners. Friday close: up 15/16 to 35 5/8.
  • GRIC Communications (GRIC) , 4.6 million shares priced Dec. 14 at $14 each. Underwriter: CIBC World Markets. Friday close: up 2 7/8 to 42 1/16.
  • Infonet Services (IN) , 51.2 million shares priced Dec. 15 at $21 each. Underwriter: Merrill Lynch. Friday close: up 2 1/16 to 23.
  • Xpedior (XPDR) , 8.535 million shares priced Dec. 16 at $19 each. Underwriter: Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette. Friday close: up 3 to 32 5/8.