What's Happening Today: Thursday, May 14


  • Core PPI (8:30 AM)
  • Initial Unemployment Claims (week ending May 2) (8:30 AM)


  • Sony (SNE) (5:00 PM)
  • Prestige Brands (PBH) (Before bell)
  • Urban Outfitters (URBN) (Before bell)
  • Wal-Mart (WMT) (Before bell)
  • Compuware (CPWR) (After bell)
  • Nordstrom (JWN) (After bell)
  • Vivendi (VIV.PA) (After bell)
  • Blockbuster (BBI) (After bell)



  • 9 AM – Fritz Henderson, Chairperson/CEO, General Motors
  • 2 PM – Austan Goolsbee, Sr. Economic Advisor, Office of the President
  • 2:20 PM – John Lechleiter, Chairperson/CEO, Eli Lilly & Co
  • 4:30 PM – Gerald Shreiber, Chairperson/CEO, J&J Snack Foods
  • 5 PM – William Marston Becker, Chairperson/CEO, Max Captial Group

Fox Business:

  • 7 AM – Sen. Colin Bonini (R-DE)
  • 11:45 AM – Rep. Earl Pomeroy, (D-ND)
  • 12:30 PM – Seth Goldman CEO Honest Tea


  • Credit Suisse Group Financials 1-on-1 Conference, New York, NY
  • Goldman Sachs Consumer Products Conference, New York, NY
  • Bank of America Healthcare Conference, New York, NY (Day 3 of 3)
  • Robert W. Baird Growth Stock Conference, Chicago, IL (Day 3 of 3)

All times ET.


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