A key inflation measure is on its way. The Consumer Price Index will be released an hour before the market's open. In other economic news, the Federal Reserve makes the most recent Beige Book available.

Also today,

Bear Stearns

(BSC)

posts earnings.

Finally, a vast group of companies make their way to

Bear Stearns' 11th Annual Technology Conference

and the

U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray Investor Conference

.

Expected Earnings Reports

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

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Economic Data

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Forecasts are from

Reuters

. Times are Eastern. For a longer-term economic calendar and more, see

TSC's

Economic Databank.

)

  • 8:30 a.m.: Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ended Friday. Source: Mortgage Bankers Association. Forecast: N/A. Previous: 328.4. Refinancing Index: Forecast: +0.2%. Previous: +0.2%.
  • 8:30 a.m.: Consumer Price Index for May. Source: Labor Department. Forecast: +0.2%. Previous: unchgd. Ex-food and energy: Forecast: +0.2%. Previous: +0.2%.
  • 8:30 a.m.: Real earnings for May. Source: Labor Department. Forecast: N/A. Previous: +0.7%.
  • 8:30 a.m.: Business inventories for April. Source: Census Bureau. Forecast: +0.5%. Previous: +0.3%.
  • 2 p.m.: Beige Book. The Fed's anecdotal report on economic conditions around the country is for consideration at the Federal Open Market Committee's June 27-28 meeting. Source: Federal Reserve.
  • 6:30 p.m.: Consumer Comfort Index for the week ended Saturday. Source: Money Magazine and ABC News. Forecast: N/A. Previous: 29.

Conferences and Meetings

U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray Investor Conference

,

Hilton Minneapolis & Towers

, Minneapolis. Third of four days. Companies presenting (times Eastern):

Bear Stearns' 11th Annual Technology Conference

,

Grand Hyatt

, New York. Second of three days. Companies presenting (times Eastern):

IPO Lockups Expiring

(TheStreet.com's

Ben Holmes, who heads

TSC's

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.

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