October's durable goods orders report hits the Street today. The measure of the value of orders received by manufacturers for durable goods -- big ticket items meant to last three years or more -- frequently moves markets and is considered a key factory-sector indicator.
On the earnings front, network equipment manufacturer
gets set to report fourth-quarter results.
Expected Earnings Reports
This table includes S&P 500 companies only. Dates are as expected according to First Call/Thomson Financial, and may change.
Forecasts are from
. Times are Eastern. For a longer-term economic calendar and more, see
- 8:30 a.m.:
Durable goods orders for October. Source:
Census Bureau. Forecast: -1.3%. Previous: +3.0%.
Ex-transportation: Forecast: -0.6%. Previous: +0.8%.
BTM-UBSW Weekly Chain Store Sales Index for the week ended Saturday. Source:
Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi and
UBS Warburg. Forecast: n.a. Previous: -0.9%.
Consumer Confidence Index for November. Source:
Conference Board. Forecast: 135.9. Previous: 135.2.
Redbook Retail Average for the month through Saturday, vs. October. Source:
LJR Redbook. Forecast: n.a. Previous: unchgd.