With the long holiday weekend over, the week gets off to an action-packed start today with several banking heavyweights reporting earnings. This swashbuckling group includes
Bank of America
Other big names in the earnings spotlight today include chip giant
and air carrier
. Shares of
traded down 3.6% to finish at $32.13 on Friday, whereas
closed down 0.6% to $30.67.
And these are just the big shots. A slew of other companies will also be reporting, so it should be an exciting day on Wall Street. Fasten your seat belt.
Also, check out the list below of IPOs whose lockup periods have expired.
Expected Earnings Reports
This table includes S&P 500 companies only. Dates are from 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.:
Business Inventories for November. Source:
Census Bureau. Forecast: +0.4%-P. Previous: +0.6%.
IPO Lockups Expiring
Ben Holmes, who heads
ipoPros.com subsidiary, keeps a close eye on lockup expirations every week. For more on lockup expirations and why they matter, check out Holmes' primer on the subject. The full current lockup expiration list is published separately. For information on IPO pricings, filings and aftermarket activity, plus a calendar of upcoming IPOs, check out
IPO data section.
Speeches & Testimony
- Security and Exchange Commission' Chairman Arthur Levitt conducts his final town meeting today in Philadelphia at 7 p.m. EST. Levitt's address will focus on individual investor rights and responsibilities.