is the big dog among today's big earnings releasers.
Out in La Quinta, Calif., the
Goldman Sachs Techology Investment Symposium
rolls into Day 2 with
among the presenters. (The comedian performs for the weary conference attendees after what's scheduled to be a rough afternoon of golf, tennis, spa treatments and jeep rides.)
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.
Forecasts are from
. Times are Eastern. For a longer-term economic calendar and more, see
- 8:30 a.m.:Productivity for the fourth quarter of 1999 -- preliminary. Source:
Labor Department. Forecast: +3.7%. Previous: +4.9%.
8:30 a.m.:Unit labor costs for the fourth quarter of 1999 -- preliminary. Source:
Labor Department. Forecast: N/A. Previous: -0.2%.
9 a.m.:BTM/Schroder Weekly Chain Store Sales Index for the week ended Feb. 5. Source: Schroder. Forecast: N/A. Previous: -0.2%.
10:30 a.m.:Redbook Retail Average for the month through Feb. 5, vs. January. Source:
LJR Redbook. Forecast: N/A. Previous: +1.6%.
Conferences and Meetings
Goldman Sachs Technology Investment Symposium
La Quinta Resort & Club
, La Quinta, Calif. Second of five days. Presenting today (times Eastern):
- 11:40 a.m.: Open Market (OMKT) ,
American Power Conversion (APCC) ,
Etec Systems (ETEC) ,
Unisys (UIS) - Get Report.
12:20 p.m.: Red Hat (RHAT) ,
Jabil Circuit (JBIL) ,
Renaissance Worldwide (REGI) - Get Report,
Xilinx (XLNX) - Get Report.
1 p.m.: Active Software (ASWX) ,
Quantum (DSS) - Get Report (HDD) ,
Motorola (MOT) ,
Transaction Systems Architects (TSAI) .
1:40 p.m.: Tibco Software (TIBX) ,
RealNetworks (RNWK) - Get Report,
KLA-Tencor (KLAC) - Get Report,
Anadigics (ANAD) .
2:20 p.m.: Siebel Systems (SEBL) ,
DoubleClick (DCLK) ,
Vitesse Semiconductor (VTSS) ,
Nova (NIS) .
3 p.m.: Baan (BAANF) ,
Agilent Technologies (A) - Get Report,
TSI (TSII) ,
Mercury Interactive (MERQ) .
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' column on the subject. And you can also take a look at the full current lockup list.
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- 1:30 p.m.: The
Treasury Department announces the results of its five-year note auction, at which $12 billion of securities will be sold, with bids due at 1 p.m. The auction is the first leg of the quarterly refunding, which continues tomorrow and Thursday.