Headlining today's economic events is the release of the Chicago Purchasing Managers' Index, which has the potential to move markets.
The manufacturing index (as well as the
Philadelphia Fed Index
) is a good gauge of what to expect from the
Purchasing Managers' Index
, which typically reports a few days later. Other releases today include the
APICS Business Outlook Index
Also, today marks the end of the quiet period for
, a Norwegian-based telecommunications company, which offers landline and mobile communication, broadband services, and Internet services.
Other than that, it should be another quiet day on Wall Street.
Forecasts are from
. Times are Eastern. For a longer-term economic calendar and more, see
- 8:30 a.m.:
APICS Business Outlook Index for December. Source:
APICS. Forecast: n.a.. Previous: 54.9.
Chicago Purchasing Manager's Index for December. Source: National Association of Purchasing Management-Chicago Forecast: 43.0. Previous: 41.7.
Help-Wanted Index for November. Source:
Conference Board. Forecast: n.a.. Previous: 79.
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' primer on the subject. The full current quiet period list is published separately. For information on IPO pricings, filings and aftermarket activity, plus a calendar of upcoming IPOs, check out
IPO data section.
Quiet Period End