What's Happening Today: Thursday, April 16


  • Housing Starts (March) (8:30 AM)
  • Initial Unemployment Claims (week ended April 11) (8:30 AM)
  • Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart on the financial crisis (1:00 PM)
  • San Francisco Fed President Janet Yellen on the financial crisis (8:00 PM)


  • Gannett (GCI) (10:00 AM)
  • Google (GOOG) (4:30 PM)
  • Harley-Davidson (HOG) (Before bell)
  • Illinois Tool Works (ITW) (Before bell)
  • JPMorgan Chase (JPM) (Before bell)
  • Nokia (NOK) (Before bell)



  • 6:10 AM – Rick Simonson, CFO, Noika
  • 7:40 AM – Gary Kelly, Chairperson/CEO, Southwest Airlines
  • 9:10 AM – William Cohan, Author, “House of Cards”
  • 10:00 AM – Tom Adams, Chairperson / CEO, Rosetta Stone
  • 2:40 PM – Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Prize-winning economist

Fox Business:

  • 7 AM – John Kroger, Oregon Attorney General
  • 10:20 AM – Tom Adams, Rosetta Stone, CEO
  • 12 PM – Diane Vazza, Managing Director, Head of Global Fixed Income Research at S&P.
  • 12:05 PM – Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett, (R-MD)

All times ET.

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