reports first-quarter earnings today. The Illinois-based company anticipates the opening of 500 new stores throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico in fiscal 2001.
In economic news, the
Purchasing Managers' Index
will be released this morning. It is considered to be the most significant manufacturing index and a major indicator of inflation.
Also, check out the stocks listed below, whose quiet periods have expired.
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
- 10 a.m.:
Purchasing Managers' Index for December. Source:
NAPM. Forecast: 47.0. Previous: 47.7.
IPO Quiet Periods Expiring
Ben Holmes, who heads
ipoPros.com subsidiary, keeps a close eye on quiet period expirations every week. For more on quiet periods and why they matter, check out Holmes' primer on the subject. The full current quiet period list is published separately. For information on IPO pricings, filings and aftermarket activity, plus a calendar of upcoming IPOs, check out
IPO data section.
Quiet Period End
American Physicians Capital
Credit Suisse First Boston