On Tap Today: Apple, Chase, Lucent and More on Earnings Roster

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Investors looking for a bargain or a sure thing will pay close attention to today's earnings announcements. Among the more than 50 companies they'll look on to deliver are Apple (AAPL) - Get Report, American Home Products (AHP) , Lucent (LU) and Veritas (VRTS) - Get Report.

Expected Earnings Reports


This table includes S&P 500 companies, except where noted under Also Reporting. Dates are as expected according to First Call/Thomson Financial, and may change. The full week's earnings calendar is published separately.


Economic Data


Forecasts are from


. Times are Eastern. For a longer-term economic calendar and more, see


Economic Databank.


  • 7 a.m.:Mortgage Application Survey for the week ending April 7. Source: Mortgage Bankers Association. Refinancing Index: Forecast: N/A. Previous: 346.2. Purchase Index: Forecast: N/A. Previous: 316.6
  • 8:30 a.m.:International trade for February. Source: Commerce Department. Forecast: -$28.4B. Previous: -$28.003B.
  • 2:30 a.m.: Treasury auction announcement. Source: Bureau of the Public Debt. The Treasury announces the size of its next monthly two-year note auction, next Wednesday.
  • 6:30 p.m.:Consumer Comfort Index for the week ended April 8. Source: Money Magazine and ABC News. Forecast: N/A. Previous: 27.

IPO Lockups 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. The full current lockup list is published separately.


Lockup End

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Lead Underwriter




Robertson Stephens