All eyes are on earnings today as the season heats up. Companies scheduled to report include: Abbott Laboratories (ABT) - Get Report, Bestfoods (BFO) - Get Report, Motorola (MOT) and Office Depot (ODP) - Get Report.
As market observers digest these earnings reports this evening, they'll tune into
, as he addresses the
Council on Foreign Relations
Expected Earnings Reports
This table includes S&P 500 companies only. Dates are as expected according to First Call/Thomson Financial, and may change.
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 Friday. Source:
http:www.mbaa.org/news/. Forecast: N/A. Previous: 338.5. Includes
Refinancing Index. Also includes
Purchase Index. Forecast: N/A. Previous: 318.1.
1:30 p.m.: TIPS Auction. Source:
http://www.publicdebt.treas.gov/. The Treasury announces the results of its auction of 10-year Treasury Inflationary Protected Securities, or TIPS, at which $5 billion of securities will be sold, with bids due at 1 p.m.
Consumer Comfort Index for the week ended Saturday. Source:
Money Magazine and
ABC News. Forecast: N/A. Previous: 25.
Speeches and Testimony
- 7:30 p.m.: Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan addresses the Council on Foreign Relations.