With the threat of a 50-basis-point rate hike looming, market mavens will pore over today's employment report results.
yesterday, the job numbers may set an aggressive tone for the May 16
To take your mind off wages and workers this afternoon, stay tuned to
Securities and Exchange Commission
Chairman Arthur Levitt as he addresses the
SIA Options Industry Conference
in sunny Palm Beach, Fla.
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.
Forecasts are from
. Times are Eastern. For a longer-term economic calendar and more, see
- 8:30 a.m.:Nonfarm payrolls for April. Source:
Labor Department. Forecast: 358,000. Previous: 416,000.
8:30 a.m.: Unemployment rate. Forecast: 4.0%. Previous: 4.1%.
8:30 a.m.: Average hourly earnings. Forecast: +0.4. Previous: +0.4%.
8:30 a.m.: Average workweek. Forecast: 34.5 hrs. Previous: 34.5 hrs.
IPO Quiet Periods Expiring
Ben Holmes, who heads
ipoPros.com subsidiary, keeps a close eye on quiet-period expirations every week. For more on quiet periods and why they matter, check out Holmes' primer on the subject.
Quiet Period End
Speeches and Testimony
- Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Arthur Levitt addresses the SIA Options Industry Conference in Palm Beach, Fla.