What's Happening Today: Thursday, March 19

Macro

  • Initial Claims (week ended March 14) (8:30 AM)
  • Leading Indicators (Feb.) (10:00 AM)
  • Philadelphia Fed (March) (10:00 AM)
  • Fed Governor Daniel Tarullo gives testimony on modernizing bank supervision and regulation (10:30 AM)
  • GE Capital Investor Meeting

Earnings

  • Alibaba.com (1688.HK) (8:00 AM)
  • FedEx (FDX) (Before bell)
  • Barnes and Noble (BKS) (Before bell)
  • Blockbuster Inc. (BBI) (After bell)
  • Palm (PALM) (After bell)

Television

Bloomberg:

  • 6:40 AM – Sen. Ted Kaufman (D-Deleware)
  • 6:50 AM – Rachael Newman Baker, Director, NCAA
  • 7:50 AM – Rep Eric Cantor (R-Virginia), House Minority Whip
  • 9:00 AM – Emmanuel Ferreira, Vice President, Oppenheimer Funds
  • 10:00 AM – Jack De Gan, CIO, Harbor Advisory Group
  • 1:00 PM – Neil Hennessy, Chairman/President/CEO, Harbor Advisory Corp
  • 1:30 PM – Robert Nardelli, Chairperson/CEO, Chrysler LLC
  • 3:00 PM – Wilbur Ross, Chairperson/CEO, WL Ross & Co.

Fox Business:

  • 7 AM – Robert M. Sedgwick, Exec. comp lawyer reps TARP bank employees
  • 12 PM – Rep. Scott Garrett
  • 12 PM – Joe Sestak (D-PA)
  • 12:30 PM – Hans Kristian Pres. and CEO, Timex
  • 1:00 PM – Sen. Jim Bunning (R-KY)

Conferences

  • Cowen Health Care Conference, Boston, MA (Day 4 of 4)
  • Jefferies Global Clean Technology Conference, New York, NY  (Day 3 of 3)
  • Credit Suisse Transportation and Logistics Conference, Boston, MA (Day 2 of 2)
  • Independent Community Bankers of America Techworld Conference, Phoenix, AZ (Day 2 of 5)

All times ET.

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