On Tap Today: ING Barings Medical Confab and a Slew of Data Arrive

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ING Barings

gets medical! Companies scheduled to present at the investment bank's

Emerging Medical Technology Conference

include

Genzyme Surgical Products

(GZSD)

,

Osteotech

(OSTE)

and

Endocare

(ENDO)

.

Stay tuned to the host of economic data released today, including the

Chicago PMI

,

new home sales

,

leading economic indicators

and much more.

And, amid the quiet of the earnings off-season,

Comverse Technology

(CMVT)

announces 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.

)

Economic Data

(

Forecasts are from

Reuters

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

TSC's

Economic Databank.

)

  • 7 a.m.:Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ended Friday. Source: Mortgage Bankers Association. Forecast: N/A. Previous: 328.9. Purchase Index: Forecast: N/A. Previous: 326.3.
  • 8:30 a.m.:APICS Business Outlook Index for May. Source: APICS. Forecast: N/A. Previous: 51.5.
  • 9 a.m.:BTM Weekly U.S. Retail Chain Store Sales Index for the week ended Saturday. Source: Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi. Forecast: N/A. Previous: 0.6%.
  • 10 a.m.:Chicago Purchasing Managers' Index for May. Source: National Association of Purchasing Management - Chicago. Forecast: 56.9. Previous: 56.5.
  • 10 a.m.:New home sales for April. Source: Census Bureau. Forecast: 937,000. Previous: 966,000.
  • 10 a.m.:Leading economic indicators for April. Source: Conference Board. Forecast: +0.1%. Previous: +0.1%.
  • 10:30 a.m.:Redbook Retail Average for the month through Saturday, vs. April. Source: LJR Redbook. Forecast: N/A. Previous: -0.1%.
  • 6:30 p.m.:Consumer Comfort Index for the week ended Saturday. Source: Money Magazine and ABC News. Forecast: N/A. Previous: N/A.

Conferences and Meetings

ING Barings Emerging Medical Technology Conference

St. Regis Hotel

, New York. Companies presenting (times Eastern):

  • 8:30 - 9 a.m.: Genzyme Surgical Products (GZSD) , Diametrics Medical (DMED) and Somnus Medical Technologies (SOMN) .
  • 9 - 9:30 a.m.: Cyberonics (CYBX) , Inverness Medical Technology (SLF) - Get Report and Sunrise Technologies International (SNRS) .
  • 10:30 - 11 a.m.: Osteotech (OSTE) , Endocare (ENDO) and Symphonic Devices (SMPX) .
  • 11 - 11:30 a.m.: Anika Therapeutics (ANIK) - Get Report, Advanced Neuromodulation Systems (ANSI) and Intra Therapeutics.
  • 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.: Integra LifeSciences (IART) - Get Report, Conceptus (CPTS) and Advanced Bionics.
  • 1:15 - 1:45 p.m.: Tripath Imaging (TPTH) , Radiance Medical Systems (RADX) and PhotoMedex.
  • 1:45 - 2:15 p.m.: Digene (DIGE) , Micro Therapeutics (MTIX) and Bridge Medical.
  • 2:15 - 2:45 p.m.: Kensey Nash (KNSY) , Bioject Medical Technologies (BJCT) and Lumisys (LUMI) .
  • 2:45 - 3:15 p.m.: Cohesion Technologies (CSON) , NMT Medical (NMTI) and Kyphon.
  • 3:15 - 3:45 p.m.: Orthovita (OTVA) and Cardiac Pathways (CPWY) .