A new batch of earnings reports wrap up this wacky week on Wall Street. Also, the Labor Department releases March's Consumer Price Index numbers at 8:30 a.m. EDT. And finally, Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan testifies on technology and financial services.
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.:Consumer Price Index for March. Source:
Labor Department. Forecast: +0.5%. Previous: +0.5%.
Ex-Food and Energy: Forecast: +0.2%. Previous: +0.2%.
8:30 a.m.:Business inventories for February. Source:
Census Bureau. Forecast: +0.5%. Previous: +0.5%.
8:30 a.m.:Real earnings for March. Source:
Labor Department. Forecast: N/A. Previous: -0.5%.
9:15 a.m.:Industrial Production for March. Source:
Federal Reserve. Forecast: +0.2%. Previous: +0.3%.
Capacity utilization: Forecast: 78%. Previous: 81.7%.
10 a.m.:Consumer Sentiment Index for April. Source:
University of Michigan. Forecast: N/A. Previous: 101.7.
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.
Quiet Period End
Speeches and Testimony
- Noon: Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan testifies on technology and financial services.