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What an earnings roster!

Among the companies stepping up to the plate today is



. On Monday,

Salomon Smith Barney

issued a negative report on the chip market and lowered Intel's 2001 earnings per share estimate by 20 cents. The semiconductor stock fell $4.69, or 11.6%, to $35.69 yesterday.

Headlining today's economic releases is the

industrial production and capacity utilization report for September.

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.

Economic Data


Forecasts are from


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


Economic Databank.


  • 9 a.m.: BTM Weekly U.S. Retail Chain Store Sales for the week ended Saturday. Source: Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi. Forecast: N/A. Previous: +0.2%.
  • 9:15 a.m.: Industrial production for September. Source: Federal Reserve. Forecast: +0.1%. Previous: +0.3%. Capacity utilization: Forecast: 82.2%. Previous: 82.3%.
  • 10:30 a.m.: Redbook Retail Average for the month through Saturday, vs. September. Source: LJR Redbook. Forecast: N/A. Previous: +0.5%.
  • 1 p.m.: Housing Market Index for October. Source: National Association of Home Builders Forecast: N/A. Previous: 61.

IPO Lockups Expiring


Ben Holmes, who heads

TSC's 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. For information on IPO pricings, filings and aftermarket activity, plus a calendar of upcoming IPOs, check out's

IPO data section.