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On Tap Today: Bed Bath & Beyond, H&R Block Set to Report Results

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The slow but steady dawning of earnings season continues with three S&P 500 companies scheduled to reveal their quarterly numbers. Elsewhere, a lone IPO lockup expires, and the Treasury Department makes a couple of buyback announcements.

Expected Earnings Reports

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This table includes S&P 500 companies only. Dates are as expected according to First Call/Thomson Financial and may change.

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Economic Data

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Forecasts are from

Reuters

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Economic Databank.

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  • 7 a.m.: Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ended Friday. Source: Mortgage Bankers Association. Includes Refinancing Index. Forecast: N/A. Previous: 329.4. Also includes Purchase Index. Forecast: N/A. Previous: 309.5.
  • 9 a.m.:Treasury buyback announcement. Source: Bureau of the Public Debt. The Treasury announces the details of tomorrow's reverse auction.
  • 2:30 p.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 Saturday. Source: Money Magazine and ABC News. Forecast: N/A. Previous: 26.

Lockup Expirations

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Ben Holmes, who heads

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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.

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