The center of gravity shifts to the Chase H&Q 28th Annual Technology Conference today, as technology titans take over the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco. Bigwigs scheduled to participate in the mega-event include: Dell (DELL) - Get Report, Oracle (ORCL) - Get Report, Rambus (RMBS) - Get Report, Sun Microsystems (SUNW) - Get Report and many more.

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. The full week's earnings calendar is published separately.

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Conferences and Meetings

Chase H&Q Technology Conference

,

Westin St. Francis Hotel

, San Francisco. First of four days. Companies presenting (times Eastern):

IPO Lockups Expiring

(TheStreet.com's

Ben Holmes, who heads

TSC's

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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Lockup End

Deal Name

Symbol

Lead Underwriter

5/08/00

ASD Systems

(ASDS:Nasdaq)

Bear Stearns

5/08/00

Ebookers.com

(EBKR:Nasdaq)

J.P. Morgan

5/08/00

Edison Schools

(EDSN:Nasdaq)

Merrill Lynch

5/08/00

Pelican Financial

(PFI:Amex)

First American Investment

5/08/00

Sage

(SAGI:Nasdaq)

Robertson Stephens

IPO Quiet Periods Expiring

(TheStreet.com's

Ben Holmes, who heads

TSC's

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' primer on the subject.

)

Quiet Period End

Deal Name

Symbol

Lead Underwriter

5/08/00

Nuance Communications

(NUAN:Nasdaq)

Goldman Sachs

5/08/00

Sina.com

(SINA:Nasdaq)

Morgan Stanley Dean Witter

Speeches and Testimony

  • Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Arthur Levitt addresses the Senate Banking Committee in Chicago.