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On Tap Today: Internet Capital's Lockup Expires, as Does Goldman Confab

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It's a day full of economic data, along with the expiration of Internet Capital Group's (ICGE) IPO lockup and the end of the Goldman Sachs tech conference. Enjoy.

Expected Earnings Report

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This table includes an S&P 500 company only. Date is as expected according to First Call/Thomson Financial, and may change. The full week's earnings calendar is published separately.

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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.

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  • 7 a.m.:Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ended March 10 -- Refinancing Index. Source: Mortgage Bankers Association. Forecast: N/A. Previous: 377.5.
  • 7 a.m.:Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ended March 10 -- Purchase Index. Source: Mortgage Bankers Association. Forecast: N/A. Previous: 291.7.
  • 8:30 a.m.:Business inventories for January. Source: Census Bureau. Forecast: +0.3%. Previous: +0.5%.
  • 8:30 a.m.:Import Price Index for February. Source: Labor Department. Forecast: +0.5%. Previous: +0.1%.
  • 8:30 a.m.:Export Price Index for February. Source: Labor Department. Forecast: N/A. Previous: unchanged.
  • 9:15 a.m.:Industrial production for February. Source: Federal Reserve. Forecast: +0.5%. Previous: +1.0%.
  • 9:15 a.m.:Capacity utilization for February. Source: Federal Reserve. Forecast: 81.8%. Previous: 81.6%.
  • 1 p.m.:Housing Market Index for March. Source: National Association of Home Builders. Forecast: N/A. Previous: 68.
  • 6:30 p.m.:Consumer Comfort Index for the week ended March 11. Source: Money Magazine and ABC News. Forecast: N/A. Previous: 29.

Conferences and Meetings

Goldman Sachs Communications Technology Retreat

TheStreet Recommends

,

Four Seasons Biltmore

, Santa Barbara, Calif. Last of three days. Presenting today (times Eastern):

  • 10:15 a.m.: Breakfast panel: Netro (NTRO) , Advanced Fibre Communications (AFCI) , Turnstone Systems (TSTN) , Network Access Solutions (NASC) .
  • 11:30 a.m.: Visual Networks (VNWK) , Concord Communications (CCRD) , Netro, Carrier Access (CACS) .
  • 12:15 p.m.: Turnstone, Network Access, Aspect Communications (ASPT) .
  • 1:15 p.m.: Newbridge Networks (NN) , Foundry Networks, MMC Networks (MMCN) .
  • 2 p.m.: Advanced Fibre, Alteon Websystems (ALTN) , Scientific-Atlanta (SFA) .
  • 2:45 p.m.: Harmonic (HLIT) - Get Report, Westell (WSTL) - Get Report, Comverse Technology (CMVT)
  • 3:30 p.m.: Lunch panel: Yipes, B-2.

IPO Lockup 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.

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Lockup End

Deal Name

Symbol

Lead Underwriter

3/15/00

Internet Capital Group

(ICGE:Nasdaq)

Merrill Lynch

Miscellany

Today, as they say, marks the end of an era.

American Funds

, the nation's third-largest fund company with more than $317 billion in assets and the only major broker-sold fund shop to only offer shares with front-end loads, will

start offering its 26 stock and bond funds without a front-end load today via freshly minted Class B shares.