On Tap Today: American Express, Corning and More Report Results - TheStreet

Week 2 of earnings season begins, with companies including American Express (AXP) - Get Report, Corning (GLW) - Get Report and 3M (MMM) - Get Report in the spotlight today.

Shares of Corning boosted $10.88, or 11.4%, to $106.06 ahead of its earnings release. Indeed, the optical stock has been white-hot since the beginning of the year.

Also today, investors will be on the lookout for the companies (listed below) whose lockups and quiet periods expire.

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.

* = Possibly reporting

IPO Lockups Expiring

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IPO Quiet Periods Expiring

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Quiet Period End

Deal Name

Symbol

Lead Underwriter

10/23/00

At Road

(ARDI:Nasdaq)

Credit Suisse First Boston

10/23/00

Ciphergen Biosystems

(CIPH:Nasdaq)

SG Cowen

10/23/00

Head

(HED:NYSE)

Morgan Stanley Dean Witter

10/23/00

Proton Energy Systems

(PRTN:Nasdaq)

Morgan Stanley Dean Witter

10/23/00

Simple Technology

(STEC:Nasdaq)

Lehman Brothers

10/23/00

Vastera

(VAST:Nasdaq)

Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown