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On Tap Today: Circuit City Reports Earnings, Housing Market Index Released

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Retailer Circuit City (CC) - Get Report offers up its second-quarter earnings results today. On September 7, the store operator said that second-quarter earnings for its retail store group would fall below its previous forecast, citing costs associated with its move to abandon the major appliance business. Shares of Circuit City closed down Friday 63 cents to $24.63.

Also today, the

Housing Market Index, a good indicator for the rest of the housing indicators to be released this month, is released. Plus: Lockup expirations expire for recent tech issues and Greenspan addresses the American Bankers Association.

Expected Earnings Reports

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

Economic Data

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Forecasts are from

Reuters

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Economic Databank.

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  • 1 p.m.: Housing Market Index for September. Source: National Association of Home Builders. Forecast: n.a. Previous: 61.

IPO Lockups Expiring

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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. For information on IPO pricings, filings and aftermarket activity, plus a calendar of upcoming IPOs, check out

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Speeches and Testimony

  • Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan speaks to the American Bankers Association about banking supervision.