The luckier of Wall Street's players are getting ready to hear the sounds of schuss out in Utah, where Chase H&Q today kicks off its ridiculously punctuated plaNET.wall.street conference. How cushy an assignment is Snowbird duty? A total of nine hours of "skiing/recreation" are built into today's and tomorrow's schedules.
In between the skiing and the recreation, conference-goers today will hear from
and other tech stalwarts.
gets ready to croon into the microphone on the subject of technology and the economy. No skiing for him today. But maybe some recreation.
Expected Earnings Report
This table includes an S&P 500 company only. Date is as expected according to First Call/Thomson Financial, and may change. The full week's earnings calendar is published separately.
Conferences and Meetings
Chase H&Q plaNET.wall.street
, Snowbird, Utah. First of four days. Presenting today (times Eastern):
- 10 a.m.: eBay (EBAY) - Get Report.
10:30 a.m.: E*Trade (EGRP) ,
Buy.com (BUYX) .
11 a.m.: NBC Internet (NBCI) ,
E-Loan (EELN) .
11:30 a.m.: StarMedia Network (STRM) - Get Report,
Noon: America Online (AOL) ,
Digimarc (DMRC) - Get Report.
12:30 p.m.: SportsLine.com (SPLN) ,
Launch Media (LAUN) .
2 p.m. Yahoo! (YHOO) ,
McAfee.com (MCAF) .
2:30 p.m.: Intuit (INTU) - Get Report,
@Plan (APLN) .
3 p.m.: Electronic Arts (ERTS) ,
8 p.m.: Cox Interactive,
8:30 p.m.: Listen.com,
IPO Quiet Periods Expiring
Ben Holmes, who heads
ipoPros.com subsidiary, keeps a close eye on quiet-period expirations every week. For more on quiet periods and why they matter, check out Holmes' refresher on the subject.
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
- 11:30 a.m.:Federal Reserve Chairman
Alan Greenspan speaks on technology and the economy.
3:30 p.m.: Fed Vice Chairman
Roger Ferguson speaks on the ongoing convergence of regulatory standards around the world.
Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman
Arthur Levitt speaks at the
Boston College Conference on the New Economy. In, yes, Boston.