Companies in the earnings spotlight today include
And watch for April
data at 8:30 a.m. EDT.
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.
Conferences and Meetings
Chase H&Q Technology Conference
Westin St. Francis Hotel
, San Francisco. Last of four days. Companies presenting (times Eastern):
- 10 a.m.: PeopleSoft (PSFT) ,
Internet Capital Group (ICGE) and
Garden.com (GDEN) - Get Report.
10:30 a.m.: NBC Internet (NBCI) ,
Getty Images (GETY) ,
Business Objects (BOBJ) ,
SmarterKids.com (SKDS) and
11 a.m.: i2 Technologies (ITWO) ,
Websense (WBSN) ,
Digital Impact (DIGI) ,
Agency.com (ACOM) and
BroadVision (BVSN) - Get Report.
11:30 a.m.: Network Solutions (NSOL) ,
Agile Software (AGIL) ,
Loudeye (LOUD) ,
Serena Software (SRNA) and
Newgen Results (NWGN) .
Noon: Inktomi (INKT) ,
First Consulting Group (FCGI) ,
TheKnot (KNOT) and
Calico Commerce (CLIC) .
12:30 p.m.: E.piphany (EPNY) ,
LookSmart (LOOK) ,
Quotesmith.com (QUOT) - Get Report and
ImageX.com (IMGX) .
1 p.m.: Siebel Systems (SEBL) ,
Be Free (BFRE) ,
4Front Technologies (FFTI) - Get Report,
Marimba (MRBA) and
StarMedia Network (STRM) - Get Report.
1:30 p.m.: Liberate Technologies (LBRT) - Get Report,
Profit Recovery Group (PRGX) - Get Report,
CheckFree (CKFR) ,
Remedy (RMDY) and
iTurf (TURF) .
2 p.m.: Ariba (ARBA) ,
Scient (SCNT) ,
Renaissance Worldwide (REGI) - Get Report,
Point of Sale (POSI) and
Exponent (EXPO) - Get Report.
2:30 p.m.: Lycos (LCOS) ,
Interact Commerce (IACT) ,
Extensity (EXTN) - Get Report,
Witness Systems (WITS) and
Digital Island (ISLD) .
3 p.m.: CMGI (CMGI) ,
Informix (IFMX) ,
Telxon (TLXN) ,
Netcentives (NCNT) and
Primus Knowledge Solutions (PKSI) .
3:30 p.m.: Microsoft (MSFT) - Get Report,
Net Perceptions (NETP) ,
Compuware (CPWR) ,
buy.com (BUYX) and
SS&C Technologies (SSNC) - Get Report.
4 p.m.: Citrix Systems (CTXS) - Get Report,
Great Plains (GPSI) ,
iVillage.com (IVIL) ,
Exchange Applications (EXAP) and
SportsLine.com (SPLN) .
4:30 p.m.: Manhattan Associates (MANH) - Get Report,
PSINet (PSIX) ,
Snowball.com (SNOW) - Get Report,
iGo (IGOC) and
Egghead.com (EGGS) .
5 p.m.: DigitalThink (DTHK) ,
DoubleClick (DCLK) ,
MarchFirst (MRCH) ,
Netpliance (NPLI) and
Syntel (SYNT) - Get Report.
Forecasts are from
. Times are Eastern. For a longer-term economic calendar and more, see
- 8:30 a.m.:Initial jobless claims for the week ended April 29. Source:
Labor Department. Forecast: 288,000. Previous: 303,000
Four-week average: Forecast: N/A. Previous: 277,500.
8:30 a.m.:Retail sales for April. Source:
Census Bureau. Forecast: +0.4%. Previous: +0.4%.
Ex-autos: Forecast: +0.3%. Previous: +1.4%
8:30 a.m.:Import Price Index for April. Source:
Labor Department. Forecast: -0.3%. Previous: +0.3%.
Export Price Index: Forecast: N/A. Previous: +0.4%.
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.
Speeches and Testimony
- 8:30 a.m.: Richard Walker, director of the Securities and Exchange Commission's Division of Enforcement, addresses the ALI-ABA Securities Litigation Conference in Boston.