is set to report first-quarter earnings after the close, with
First Call/Thomson Financial
expectations already lowered (to 37 cents a share) after the networking giant's Jan. 6 profit warning. (
covered the Lucent warning from end to end in a
special package of stories.)
Other notable drum majorettes in today's earnings parade include
Elsewhere, Wall Street will get a look at the ever-swelling trade deficit, but it remains a thin week for economic data.
Expected Earnings Reports
This table includes dates for 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.
* = possibly reporting
Forecasts are from
Times are Eastern. For a longer-term economic calendar and more, see
- 8:30 a.m.:International trade for November. Source:
Commerce Department. Forecast: -$25.7 billion. Previous: -$25.94 billion.
8:30 a.m.:Initial jobless claims for the week ended Jan. 15. Source:
Labor Department. Forecast: 295,000. Previous: 309,000 (four-week average: 294,000).
10 a.m.:Philadelphia Fed Index for January. Source:
Philadelphia Fed. Forecast: 11.2. Previous: 8.6.
Conferences and Meetings
- Banc of America Securities Business Services Conference,
New York Palace Hotel, New York. Concludes tomorrow.