technology conference in Santa Barbara, Calif., continues, with
among the standouts.
On the data front, Wall Street will take a look at the February
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.:Retail sales for February. Source:
Census Bureau. Forecast: +1.0%. Previous: +0.3%. Ex-autos: Forecast: +0.6%. Previous: -0.3%.
9 a.m.:BTM/Schroder Weekly Chain Store Sales Index for the week ended March 11. Source:
Schroder. Forecast: N/A. Previous: +0.1%.
10:30 a.m.:Redbook Retail Average for the month through March 11, vs. February. Source:
LJR Redbook. Forecast: N/A. Previous: -0.3%.
Conferences and Meetings
Goldman Sachs Communications Technology Retreat
Four Seasons Biltmore
, Santa Barbara, Calif. Second of three days. Presenting today (times Eastern):
- 10:15 a.m.: Keynote:
Nortel Networks (NT) .
11:30 a.m.: Lucent (LU) ,
Phone.com (PHCM) ,
Ericsson (ERICY) .
12:15 p.m.: Corning (GLW) - Get Report,
Visual Networks (VNWK) ,
Motorola (MOT) .
1:15 p.m.: Panel:
2 p.m.: Qualcomm (QCOM) - Get Report,
Micromuse (MUSE) ,
TranSwitch (TXCC) 2:45 p.m.: Ciena (CIEN) - Get Report,
Concord Communications (CCRD) ,
Cisco (CSCO) - Get Report3:30 p.m.: Lunch panel:
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' primer on the subject.