are among the techsters presenting today at the
conference in Snowbird. (Check out
Elsewhere, Wall Street will take a gander at fourth-quarter
productivity and unit labor costs
Expected Earnings Reports
This table includes S&P 500 companies only. Dates are as expected according to First Call/Thomson Financial, and may change. The full week's earnings calendar is published separately.
Forecasts are from
. Times are Eastern. For a longer-term economic calendar and more, see
- 8:30 a.m.:Productivity for the fourth quarter of 1999 -- revised. Source:
Labor Department. Forecast: +6.3%. Previous: +5.0% (fourth quarter -- preliminary), +5.0% (third quarter).
8:30 a.m.:Unit labor costs for the fourth quarter of 1999 -- revised. Source:
Labor Department. Forecast: -2.2%. Previous: -1.0% (fourth quarter -- preliminary), -0.3% (third quarter).
9 a.m.:BTM/Schroder Weekly Chain Store Sales Index for the week ended March 4. Source:
Schroder. Forecast: N/A. Previous: +0.2%.
10:30 a.m.:Redbook Retail Average for the month through March 4, vs. February. Source:
LJR Redbook. Forecast: N/A. Previous: +0.8%.
Conferences and Meetings
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, Snowbird, Utah. Second of four days. Presenting today (times Mountain):
Panel: Retail Empire Strikes Back
Panelists: Amazon.com, Bluelight, Nordstrom.com, Yahoo!
IPO Lockup Expiring
Ben Holmes, who heads
ipoPros.com subsidiary, keeps a close eye on lockup expirations every week. For more on lockups and why they matter, check out Holmes' primer on the subject.
Speeches and Testimony
- 9:30 a.m.:Federal Reserve Gov.
Edward Gramlich speaks on the evolution of Community Reinvestment Act compliance.