On Tap Today: Dillard's Earnings, Housing Starts Reported

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Retailer Dillard's (DDS) - Get Report is today's S&P 500 earnings highlight. Ahead of the release of its financial results, the department store operator's stock closed up 6 cents, or 0.55%, to $11.50.

On the economic front, the September

Housing Starts, considered a good leading indicator of home sales and spending in general, hits the Street.

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

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

TSC's

Economic Databank.

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  • 8:30 a.m.: Housing Starts for September. Source: Census Bureau. Forecast: 1.556M. Previous: 1.530M. Building permits: Forecast: 1.528M. Previous: 1.506M.