What's Happening Today: Thursday, May 7

Stress test day.

Macro

  • Initial Unemployment Claims (week ended May 2) (8:30 AM)
  • Productivity (Q1) (8:30 AM)
  • Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke on “Bank Structure and Competition” (9:30 AM)
  • Consumer Credit (March) (3:00 PM)

Earnings

  • Sirius XM (SIRI) (8:00 AM)
  • Warner Music Group (WMG) (8:30 AM)
  • MetroPCS (PCS) (9:00 AM)
  • Cablevision Systems (CVC) (10:00 AM)
  • DirecTV (DTV) (2:00 PM)
  • TheKnot (KNOT) (4:00 PM)
  • Activision (ATVI) (4:30 PM)
  • DivX (DIVX) (4:30 PM)
  • CBS Corporation (CBS) (4:30 PM)
  • Macrovision (MVSN) (5:00 PM)
  • RealNetworks (RNWK) (5:00 PM)
  • Internap (INAP) (5:00 PM)
  • LiveNation (LYV) (5:00 PM)
  • Primedia (PRM) (Before bell)
  • Vonage (VG) (Before bell)
  • Lee Enterprises (LEE) (Before bell)
  • Leap Wireless (LEAP) (After bell)
  • Verisign (VRSN) (TBA)
  • Thomson Reuters (TRI) (TBA)
  • Nintendo (NTDOY) (TBA)
  • Deutsche Telekom (DT) (TBA)

Television

Bloomberg:

  • 7:00 AM – David Nason, Former assistant treasury secretary
  • 7:40 AM – Ray Young, CFO, General Motors
  • 10:00 AM – John T. Chambers, Chairperson/CEO, Cisco
  • 11:00 AM – Sen. Charles Grassely (R-Iowa)
  • 1:00 PM – Sen. Mark Warner, Banking Committee Member

Fox Business:

  • 7 AM – Sir Martin Sorrell – CEO, WPP Group
  • 7 AM – Gerald Lipkin, Chairman, Pres., CEO, Valley National Bank
  • 10:45 AM – Frank Calderoni, CFO, Cisco
  • 11:30 AM – Bill Emerson, CEO, Quicken Loans

Conferences

  • Standard & Poor’s Financial Institutions Hot Topics Seminar, Boston, MA (Day 1 of 1)

All times ET.

 

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