What's Happening Today: Thursday, March 12



  • Initial Claims (week ended March 7) (8:30 AM)
  • Retail Sales (Feb.) (8:30 AM)
  • Business Inventories (Jan.) (10:00 AM)
  • House Committee on Financial Services hearing on mark-to-market accounting (10:00 AM)


  • Primedia (PRM) (10:00 AM)
  • R.H. Donnelly Corporation (RHD) (10:00 AM)
  • Internap (INAP) (5:00 PM)
  • Smithfield Foods (SFD) (Before bell)
  • Aeropostale (ARO) (After bell)
  • Pacific Sunwear (PSUN) (After bell)



  • 7:10 AM – Gov. Jennifer Granholm, State of Michigan
  • 11:45 AM – Scott Griffith, CEO, Zipcar.com
  • 1:10 PM – Rep Edwin Perlmutter (D-CO)
  • 2:50 PM – Brad Smith, CEO, Intuit
  • 5:00 PM – Brian Wesbury, Chief Economist, First Trust Advisors

Fox Business:

  • 7 AM – David Resler, Chief Economist, Nomura
  • 8 AM – Terrell “T-Sizzle” Suggs, Linebacker Baltimore Ravens
  • 1 PM – Tony Broy, Ex NASD Examiner on Madoff


  • Raymond James Institutional Investors Conference, Orlando, FL  (Day 4 of 4)
  • Credit Suisse Semis and Comm Equipment Conference, Boston, MA (Day 4 of 5)
  • American Bankers Association Wealth Management & Trust Conference, San Francisco, CA (Day 2 of 3)
  • Bank of America Consumer Conference, New York, NY (Day 2 of 2)
  • Wedbush Morgan Securities Conference, New York, NY (Day 2 of 2)

All times ET.

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