It's Day 3 of the Chase Hambrecht & Quist confab. Presenting today: (INTM) , NetZero (NZRO) , Verisign (VRSN) - Get Report, Yahoo! (YHOO) and many more.

On the earnings front,

Applied Materials

(AMAT) - Get Report



(UN) - Get Report

-- among others -- report.

Also today, keep an ear out today for



Arthur Levitt's

remarks on the state of financial reporting.

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.


Conferences and Meetings

Chase H & Q Technology Conference


Westin St. Francis Hotel

, San Francisco. Third of four days. Companies presenting (times Eastern):

  • 10 a.m.: (INTM) , National Information Consortium (EGOV) - Get Report, ixl Enterprises (IIXL) , CareerBuilder (CBDR) and Merant (MRNT) .
  • 10:30 a.m.: NetZero (NZRO) , NetIQ (NTIQ) , Mission Critical Software (MCSW) , (ONVI) , Launch Media (LAUN) and NaviSite (NAVI) - Get Report.
  • 11 a.m.: (INSP) - Get Report, Intraware (ITRA) , Keynote Systems (KEYN) , AVT (AVTC) and RMH Teleservices (RMHT) .
  • 11:30 a.m.: Verisign (VRSN) - Get Report, (HOMG) , Ford Motor (F) - Get Report, Datek Online Holdings and Dendrite International (DRTE) .
  • Noon: E*Trade (EGRP) , Memberworks (MBRS) , AppNet (APNT) and Concur Technologies (CNQR) . Panel Discussion: E-Business.
  • 12:30 p.m.: Intuit (INTU) - Get Report, Check Point (CKP) , QRS (QRSI) and Pixar (PIXR) .
  • 1 p.m.: Yahoo! (YHOO) , Advent Software (ADVS) , Quest Software (QSFT) , CyberCash (CYCH) and net.Genesis (NTGX) .
  • 1:30 p.m.: Electronic Arts (ERTS) , (MCAF) , eSpeed (ESPD) and CCC Information (CCCG) .
  • 2 p.m.: Rational Software (RATL) , Pegasus Systems (PEGS) , Ameritrade (AMTD) - Get Report and (HOMS) .
  • 2:30 p.m.: Tumbleweed Communications (TMWD) , Sagent Technology (SGNT) , and Digital Insight (DGIN) .
  • 3 p.m.: Luncheon Keynote: Lawrence Summers, treasury secretary.
  • 4:30 p.m.: The Management Network Group (TMNG) , Centra Software (CTRA) - Get Report, ZDNet (ZDZ) and Neon Systems (NESY) .
  • 5 p.m.: Vignette (VIGN) , PFSweb (PFSW) - Get Report, Blaze Software (BLZE) and Juno Online Services (JWEB) .
  • 5:30 p.m.: CSG Systems International (CSGS) - Get Report, Macrovision (MVSN) , Brio Technology (BRIO) , Chartered Semiconductor (CHRT) and (AWEB) .
  • 6 p.m.: Red Hat (RHAT) , Travelocity (TVLY) , Verio (VRIO) , (IUSA) and Fundtech (FNDT) .
  • 6:30 p.m.: VerticalNet (VERT) , (LFMN) , Psi Technologies (PSIT) , Luminant Worldwide (LUMT) and Carreker-Antinori (CANI) .
  • 7 p.m.: Critical Path (CPTH) , Ask Jeeves (ASKJ) , Etinuum (ETIN) , Clarus (CLRS) and Omega Research (OMGA) .
  • 7:30 p.m.: Art Technology Group (ARTG) , DLJdirect (DLJ) , Symbol Technologies (SBL) and (MPPP) .
  • 8 p.m.: CNet (CNET) - Get Report, Datum (DATM) , Barra (BARZ) , Epicor Software (EPIC) and Inc. (TSCM) .
  • 8:30 p.m.: Pervasive Software (PVSW) , Network Associates (NETA) , CAIS Internet (CAIS) , ESPS (ESPE) and Corillian (CORI) - Get Report.

Economic Data


Forecasts are from


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


Economic Databank.


  • 7 a.m.: Mortgage Application Survey for the week ending May 5. Source: Mortgage Bankers Association. Refinancing Index: Forecast: N/A. Previous: 336.2. Purchase Index: Forecast: N/A. Previous: 299.4.
  • 1:30 p.m.: Treasury refunding announcement. Source: Bureau of the Public Debt. The Treasury announces the results of its 10-year note auction, at which $8 billion of securities will be sold, with bids due at 1 p.m. The auction is the second and final leg of the quarterly refunding.
  • 6:30 p.m.:Consumer Comfort Index for the week ended May 6. Source: Money Magazine and ABC News. Forecast: N/A. Previous: 27.

IPO Lockups Expiring


Ben Holmes, who heads

TSC's subsidiary, keeps a close eye on lockup expirations every week. For more on lockups and why they matter, check out Holmes' primer on the subject. The full current lockup list is published separately.


Lockup End

Deal Name


Lead Underwriter




Merrill Lynch




Chase Hambrecht & Quist


Rudolph Technologies


Robertson Stephens

Speeches and Testimony

  • 8:30 a.m.: Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Arthur Levitt will deliver an address on the State of Financial Reporting at the New York University School of Law in New York.