Internet Initiative Japan (IIJI) , Internet Capital Group (ICGE) , Internet Gold (IGLD) - Get Report -- there's a whole lotta Internet coming out of IPO lockup periods today. Check below for the whole list.
Janus Strategic Value
, a foray into value investing from the $240 billion growth fund titan, starts a one-month subscription period today. Today through Feb. 29 investors can reserve pre-launch shares at $10 a pop only through Janus and leading online broker
On March 1 the fund will collect investors' pledged assets and launch. Schwab
denies any conflict of interest, but in subscription deals the online broker gets
paid and extra fee to promote a new fund over others. Also,
subscription fund launches might have more benefits for fund companies than investors.
Schwab typically runs three or four fund subscriptions annually, but is off to a fast start this year. Its subscription offering of
also ends Feb. 29.
On the economic-data front, at 8:30 a.m. EST it's time to check out December
personal income and consumption
figures. And at 10 a.m., find out what the purchasing managers with big shoulders have to say.
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.
* Possibly reporting.
Forecasts are from
Times are Eastern. For a longer-term economic calendar and more, see
- 8:30 a.m.:Personal income for December. Source:
Commerce Department. Forecast: +0.5%. Previous: +0.4%.
8:30 a.m.:Consumption for December. Source:
Commerce Department. Forecast: +0.8%. Previous: +0.5%.
8:30 a.m.:APICS Business Outlook Index for January. Source:
APICS. Forecast: N/A. Previous: 51.2.
10 a.m.:Chicago Purchasing Managers' Index for January. Source:
National Association of Purchasing Management -- Chicago. Forecast: N/A. Previous: 54.6.
Conferences and Meetings
World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, Davos, Switzerland. Concludes tomorrow.
IPO Lockups 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' column on the subject.
Credit Suisse First Boston
Internet Initiative Japan
Hambrecht & Quist
Morgan Stanley Dean Witter
Internet Capital Group