Earnings announcements capture investors' attention this week. Today, Wall Street focuses on four famous names, each representing a different sector of the marketplace: Yahoo! (YHOO) , International Paper (IP) - Get Report, Biogen (BGEN) and Harley-Davidson (HDI) .
National Governors Association
Expected Earnings Reports
This table includes S&P 500 companies only. Dates are as expected according to First Call/Thomson Financial, and may change.
Forecasts are from
. Times are Eastern. For a longer-term economic calendar and more, see
- 9 a.m.:
BTM Weekly U.S. Retail Chain Store Sales Index for the week ended Saturday. Source:
Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi. Forecast: N/A. Previous: -0.4%.
Redbook Retail Average for the month through Saturday, vs. June. Source:
LJR Redbook. Forecast: N/A. Previous: -0.2%.
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 expirations list is published separately.
Quiet Period End
Morgan Stanley Dean Witter
Speeches and Testimony
- 9:30 a.m.: Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan addresses the National Governors Association on "Structural Changes in the New Economy."