What's Happening Today: Thursday, April 30


  • Initial Unemployment Claims (week ended April 25) (8:30 AM)
  • Personal Income & Spending (March) (8:30 AM)
  • Chicago PMI (April) (9:45 AM)


  • Comcast (CMCSA) (8:30 AM)
  • Dun & Bradstreet (DNB) (10:00 AM)
  • Martha Stewart Living (MSO) (11:00 AM)
  • Comscore (SCOR) (5:00 PM)
  • Monster (MNST) (5:00 PM)
  • Expedia (EXPE) (Before bell)
  • Viacom (VIA) (Before bell)
  • Belo (BLC) (Before bell)
  • Motorola (MOT) (Before bell)
  • Cardinal Health (CAH) (Before bell)
  • Colgate-Palmolive (Before bell) (CL)
  • Dow Chemical (DOW) (Before bell)
  • Eastman Kodak (EK) (Before bell)
  • Exxon Mobil (XOM) (Before bell)
  • General Motors (GM) (Before bell)
  • Kellogg (K) (Before bell)
  • Procter & Gamble (PG) (Before bell)
  • Safeway (SWY) (Before bell)
  • Hartford Financial (HIG) (After bell)
  • Met Life (MET) (After bell)
  • SK Telecom (SKM) (After bell)
  • Ericsson (ERIC) (TBA)
  • BSkyB (BSY) (TBA)



  • 7:40 AM – John Faraci, CEO, International Paper
  • 11:30 AM – Henry Kaufman, President, Henry Kaufman & Co. Inc
  • 12:10 PM – Sen. Mark Warner (D-Virgina)

Fox Business:

  • Sam Chandan PhD FRICS, Real Estate Economics LLC President and Chief Economist
  • 11:30 AM – Walt Mossberg, WSJ, Personal Tech Writer


  • Thomson Reuters Global Financial Regulation Summit, Washington, DC (Day 4 of 5)
  • CBOE Options Industry Conference, Weston, FL (Day 1 of 3)

All times ET.


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