Most of earnings season is long past, but every now and then a big straggler comes into view. Today's is Oracle (ORCL) - Get Report, which is set to report its third-quarter results.

Elsewhere, the

Goldman Sachs

technology conference in Santa Barbara, Calif., continues, with

Cisco

(CSCO) - Get Report

,

Lucent

(LU)

and

Qualcomm

(QCOM) - Get Report

among the standouts.

On the data front, Wall Street will take a look at the February

retail sales

numbers.

Expected Earnings Reports

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Economic Data

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Reuters

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Economic Databank.

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  • 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: Lucent, Corning, Nortel, ONI Systems.
  • 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 Report
  • 3:30 p.m.: Lunch panel: Qualcomm, Phone.com, Motorola.

IPO Lockups Expiring

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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.

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