What's Happening Today: Friday, April 17


  • Kansas City Fed President Thomas Hoenig at financial services conference (08:30 AM)
  • University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment-Preliminary (April) (9:55 AM)
  • Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke at financial services conference (12:00 PM)
  • Options Expiration


  • General Electric (GE) (8:30 AM)
  • Media General (MEG) (Before bell)
  • Citigroup (C) (8:30 AM)



  • 6:30 AM – Gary Townsend, President/CEO, Hill-Townsend Capital Llc
  • 7:40 AM – Norbert Walter, Chief Economist & Co-Head of Rsch, Deutsche Bank Ag
  • 2:40 PM – Mark Yusko, CIO, Morgan Creek Capital Mgmt

Fox Business:

  • 10 AM – John Wolkonowicz, IHS Global (Discussing GM restructuring.)
  • 1 PM – Mary Taylor, Ohio State Auditor (Discussing $8 bn gap in OH Budget)

All times ET.


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