Wall Street players watching inflationary cues will keep an eye on productivity and unit labor costs, released by the Labor Department this morning. Additionally, a handful of earnings announcements will capture market observers' attention throughout the day.
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.:Initial jobless claims for the week ended April 29. Source:
Labor Department. Forecast: N/A. Previous: 283,000
Four-week average: Forecast: N/A. Previous: 267,000.
8:30 a.m.:Productivity for Q1 '00. Source:
Labor Department. Forecast: N/A. Previous: +6.4%.
Unit labor costs: Forecast: N/A. Previous: -2.5%.
Speeches and Testimony
- Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Arthur Levitt and Annette Nazareth, director of the SEC's Division of Market Regulation, address the Limit Order Transparency Roundtable in Washington.