On Tap Today: Oracle's Earnings, International Trade Data in Spotlight - TheStreet

The week's most eagerly anticipated earnings report, that of software giant Oracle (ORCL) - Get Report, takes center stage today. Also today, watch for the 8:30 a.m. EDT release of the week's only major economic report, the April international trade figures.

Expected Earnings Reports

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This table includes S&P 500 companies only. Dates are as expected according to First Call/Thomson Financial and may change.

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Economic Data

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Forecasts are from

Reuters

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TSC's

Economic Databank.

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  • 8:30 a.m.:International trade for April. Source: Commerce Department. Forecast: -$20.9 billion. Previous: -$30.176 billion.
  • 9 a.m.:BTM Weekly U.S. Retail Chain Store Sales Index for the week ended Saturday. Source: Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi. Forecast: N/A. Previous: -0.1%.
  • 10:30 a.m.:Redbook Retail Average for the month through Saturday vs. the prior month. Source: LJR Redbook. Forecast: N/A. Previous: -0.4%.
  • 2 p.m.:Federal budget for May. Source: Treasury Department. Forecast: N/A. Previous: -$23.969 billion.