What's Happening Today: Wednesday, March 4



  • ADP Employment Change (Feb.) (8:15 AM)
  • Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher speaks at TCU (8:30 AM)
  • ISM Services (Feb.) (10:00 AM)
  • Weekly Crude Inventories (week ended Feb. 28) (10:30 AM)
  • Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart speaks on U.S. economic outlook (12:00 PM)
  • Fed releases Beige Book (2:00 PM)


  • Big Lots (BIG) (Before bell)
  • BJ’s Wholesale (BJ) (Before bell)
  • Costco (COST) (Before bell)
  • Toll Brothers (TOLL) (Before bell)
  • Foot Locker (FL) (After bell)
  • PetSmart (PETM) (After bell)
  • ITV Plc (ITV) (TBA)



  • 6:45AM – Herbert Hainer, CEO of Adidas
  • 8:00AM – David Tice, Chief Portfolio Strategist, Federated Investors Inc.
  • 8:30AM – Steve Leuthold, Chairperson/CEO, Leuthold/Weeden Research
  • 8:47AM – Ray LaHood, Transportation Secretary, US Government
  • 9:10AM – Sanjiv Das, CEO, Citimortgage Inc.
  • 11:45AM – Ralph Izzo, Chairperson / CEO, Public Service Entp Group Inc.
  • 2:00PM – William Poole, Former President, St. Louis Fed

Fox Business:

  • 7 AM – Brian Mueller – CEO, Grand Canyon University
  • 12 PM – Matt McCall, Pres. Penn Financial
  • 1 PM – Kevin Kerr, Kerr Trading International
  • 1:15 PM – Monica Showalter, Investor’s Business Daily Sr. Writer



  • Citi 2009 Global Property CEO Conference, Naples, FL (Day 4 of 4)
  • Deutsche Bank Securities Media and Telecommunications Conference, Palm Beach, FL (Day 3 of 3)
  • Morgan Stanley Technology Conference, San Francisco, CA (Day 3 of 3)
  • Merrill Lynch Healthcare Products and Services Conference, New York, NY (Day 2 of 3)
  • Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Regional Bank Conference, Boston, MA (Day 1 of 2)

All times ET.

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