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On Tap Today: Retailers Report Earnings; Greenspan Back on the Hill

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Retailers continue their version of earnings season, with Federatedundefined, Liz Claiborne (LIZ) and other notables set to report. Elsewhere, Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan returns to Capitol Hill to wrap up his semiannual Humphrey-Hawkins testimony.

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. The full week's earnings calendar is published separately.

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* = Possibly reporting

Economic Data

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  • 7 a.m.:Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ended Feb. 18 -- Refinancing Index. Source: Mortgage Bankers Association. Forecast: N/A. Previous: 373.1.
  • 7 a.m.:Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ended Feb. 18 -- Purchase Index. Source: Mortgage Bankers Association. Forecast: N/A. Previous: 270.8.
  • 9 a.m.:BTM/Schroder Weekly Chain Store Sales Index for the week ended Feb. 19. Source: Schroder. Forecast: N/A. Previous: +1.2%.
  • 10:30 a.m.:Redbook Retail Average for the month through Feb. 19, vs. January. Source: LJR Redbook. Forecast: N/A. Previous: +0.8%.
  • 6:30 p.m.:Consumer Comfort Index for the week ended Feb. 19. Source: Money Magazine and ABC News. Forecast: N/A. Previous: 28.

Conferences and Meetings

C.E. Unterberg Towbin eMarketing 2000 Conference

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Palace Hotel

, New York. Panel participants (times Eastern):

  • 8:45 a.m.-10:15 a.m.: AdForce (ADFC) , DoubleClick (DCLK) , 24/7 Media (TFSM) , Engage Technologies (ENGA) , B2B Works, Be Free (BFRE) .
  • 10:30 a.m.-noon: eGain Communications (EGAN) - Get eGain Corporation Report, Modem Media.Poppe Tyson (MMPT) , Agency.com (ACOM) , Responsys.com, T3 Media, L90 (LNTY) , Bigfoot Interactive.
  • 12:45 p.m.-1:45 p.m.: DoubleClick, Engage.
  • 1:45 p.m.-3:15 p.m.: E.phiphany (EPNY) , Vignette (VIGN) , Net Perceptions (NETP) , MarketFirst, Accrue Software (ACRU) , Verbind.
  • 3:30 p.m.-5 p.m.: DoubleClick, YesMail (YESM) , Post Communications, Digital Impact (DIGI) , Exactis.com (XACT) , Email Knowledge Group.

Testimony and Speeches

  • 7:50 a.m.: Fed Gov. Laurence Meyer speaks in New York on how a budget surplus affects the formulation and conduct of monetary policy.
  • 10 a.m.: Humphrey-Hawkins testimony. Source: Federal Reserve. Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan repeats last week's speech on the economy and monetary policy, this time before the Senate Banking Committee.

Treasury Auctions

  • 1:30 p.m.: The Treasury Department announces the results of its monthly two-year note auction, at which $12 billion of securities will be sold, with bids due at 1 p.m.