What's Happening Today: Thursday, April 9


  • Initial Claims (week ended April 4) (8:30 AM)
  • Trade Balance (Feb.) (8:30 AM)
  • Minnesota Fed President Gary Stern speaks in Sioux Falls, SD (12:15 PM)
  • Kansas City Fed President Thomas Hoenig speaks on U.S. economy (1:00 PM)
  • Retailers report same-store sales results for March
  • FINRA might suggest that bond markets close early in observance of Good Friday


  • Movado Group (MOV) (Before bell)
  • CDC Corp (CHINA) (After bell)



  • 10:18 AM – Gov. Haley Barbour (R) Mississippi

Fox Business:

  • 7-9 AM – Ken Lewis, CEO, Bank Of America
  • 9:05 AM – Scott Black, President Delphi Managment
  • 10:15 AM – Marshal Cohen, NPD Group Chief Retail Analyste
  • 3:20 PM – Bob Davis, Lycos Co-Founder, Highland Capital Partners VC Firm

All times ET.

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