The earnings calendar will keep investors busy Thursday, and
Chairman Ben Bernanke will be back on Capitol Hill to talk about the economy.
Among quarterly reports,
XM Satellite Radio
will post numbers.
are set to bring out their results.
will hold an investor day, while
will host analyst gatherings.
The economic calendar features the second pass at fourth-quarter gross domestic product and weekly initial jobless claims.
Elsewhere, Bernanke will be delivering his monetary policy report to the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, where he will face another round of questions from elected officials. Bernanke appeared before the House Wednesday. His upcoming presentation will begin at 10 a.m. EST.
Among the stories you can read on
, David Peltier will tell you whether you should buy
, and Simone Baribeau will offer tips on saving more money for retirement.
This article was written by a staff member of TheStreet.com.