On Tap Today: Retail Sales Numbers Hit the Street; Goldman Confab Ends - TheStreet

The January

retail sales

report will get plenty of attention on Wall Street today, as traders and strategists look for any sign of slowing in the U.S. consumer's torrid (and

Fed

-vexing) spending space.

Elsewhere, there's a lone Friday

S&P 500

earnings report, and the

Goldman Sachs Technology Investment Symposium

wraps up in beautiful La Quinta, Calif.

Expected Earnings Report

(

This table includes an S&P 500 company only. Date is as expected according to First Call/Thomson Financial, and may change. The full week's earnings calendar is published separately.

)

Economic Data

(

Forecasts are from

Reuters

Times are Eastern. For a longer-term economic calendar and more, see

TSC's

Economic Databank.

)

  • 8:30 a.m.:Retail sales for January. Source: Census Bureau. Forecast: N/A. Previous: +1.2% (ex-autos: +1.4%).
  • 10 a.m.:Consumer Sentiment Index for February -- preliminary. Source: University of Michigan. Forecast: N/A. Previous: 112.0.

Conferences and Meetings

Goldman Sachs Technology Investment Symposium

,

La Quinta Resort & Club

, La Quinta, Calif. Last of five days. Presenting today (times Eastern):