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
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.
Forecasts are from
. Times are Eastern. For a longer-term economic calendar and more, see
- 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
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) ,
Carrier Access (CACS) .
12:15 p.m.: Turnstone,
Aspect Communications (ASPT) .
1:15 p.m.: Newbridge Networks (NN) ,
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:
IPO Lockup Expiring
Ben Holmes, who heads
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.
Internet Capital Group
Today, as they say, marks the end of an era.
, 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.