Major Economic Releases
(All times are Pacific):
5:30 a.m. Initial Claims 01/12
5:30 a.m. Continuing Claims 01/05
5:30 a.m. Housing Starts Dec
5:30 a.m. Building Permits Dec
7 a.m. Philadelphia Fed Jan
7:30 a.m. Natural Gas Inventories 01/12
6:55 a.m. Mich Sentiment Jan
National Earnings Reports
Major companies tentatively scheduled to report quarterly earnings this week, with ticker symbol and Thomson Financial profit estimates:
THURSDAY, Jan. 17
Bank of America Corp. reports quarterly financial results.
Capital One Financial Corp. reports quarterly financial results.
Citigroup Inc. reports quarterly financial results.
Intel Corp. reports quarterly financial results.
UnitedHealth Group Inc. reports quarterly financial results.
FRIDAY, Jan. 18
General Electric Co. reports quarterly financial results.
Consumer Price Index (CPI): -0.3% in Nov 2012
Unemployment Rate: 7.8% in Dec 2012
Payroll Employment: +155,000(p) in Dec 2012
Average Hourly Earnings: +$0.07(p) in Dec 2012
Producer Price Index (PPI): -0.8%(p) in Nov 2012
Employment Cost Index (ECI): +0.4% in 3rd Qtr of 2012
Productivity: +2.9%(r) in 3rd Qtr of 2012
U.S. Import Price Index: -0.1% in Dec 2012
U.S. Export Price Index: -0.1% in Dec 2012
The following is a list of initial public offerings planned for the coming week. Sources include Renaissance Capital, Greenwich, CT (www.ipohome.com) and SEC filings.
CVR Refining LP - Sugar Land, Texas, 20 million common units, priced $24 to $26, managed by Credit Suisse, Citigroup, and Barclays. Proposed NYSE symbol CVRR. Business: Limited partnership formed to own and operate petroleum refining and auxiliary businesses.
CyrusOne Inc. - Carrollton, Texas, 16.5 million shares, priced $16 to $18, managed by Morgan Stanley and BofA Merrill Lynch. Proposed Nasdaq symbol CONE. Business: Owner, operator and developer of enterprise-class, carrier-neutral data center properties.
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. - Miami, Fla., 23.5 million ordinary shares, priced $16 to $18, managed by UBS and Barclays. Proposed Nasdaq symbol NCLH. Business: Third largest cruise line operator in North America.
SunCoke Energy Partners LP - Lisle, Ill., 13.5 million common units, priced $19 to $21, managed by Barclays, BofA Merrill Lynch, and Citigroup. Proposed NYSE symbol SXCP. Business: Owner and operator of cokemaking facilities and related energy assets to aid in steel production process.
USA Compression Partners LP - Austin, Texas, 10 million common units, priced $19 to $21, managed by Barclays, Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan, and Wells Fargo. Proposed NYSE symbol USAC. Business: One of the largest independent providers of natural gas compression services in the U.S., primarily focused on large-horsepower infrastructure applications.
Port calls this week
Millennium Falcon -- Arrive: 01/15, Depart: 01/16, Last Port: Nagasaki, Japan, Berth: 10-07, Cargo: Military Cargo, Stevedore: SSA, Agent: TNC, Line: ECL, Flag: PA
Sunlight Ace -- Arrive: 01/16, Depart: 01/16, Last Port: Canada, Berth: 24-05, Cargo: Automobile, Stevedore: PASHA, Agent: NLI, Line: MIT, Flag: BHS
Barge Hana -- Arrive: 01/17, Depart: 01/18, Last Port: Long Beach, CA, Berth: 24-11, Cargo: Lumber, Stevedore: SAUSE, Agent: SAUSE, Line: SAUSE, Flag: US
Pearl Ace -- Arrive: 01/19, Depart: 01/19, Berth: 24-10, Cargo: Automobile, Stevedore: PASHA, Agent: NLI, Line: MOSK, Flag: PAN
Jean Anne -- Arrive: 01/19, Depart: 01/20, Last Port: Hilo, Hawaii, Berth: 24-02, Cargo: Automobile, Stevedore: PASHA, Agent: PSH, Line: PASHA, Flag: USA
Dole California 01/20, Depart: 01/22, Last Port: Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala, Berth: 10-02, Cargo: Bananas, Stevedore: SSA, Agent: NLI, Line: DOLE, Flag: BHS
Zaandam -- Arrive: 01/19, Depart: 01/19, Last Port: Ensenada, Mexico, Berth: B-01, Activity: Embark, Disembark, Stevedore: SSA, Agent: PSH, Line: HLLND, Flag: NLD
Definitions -- Stevedore: Manages the operation of loading or unloading a ship. Agent: Manages the contracts, logistics. Line: Shipping line that owns the ship. Flag: Nation the ship is flagged under. Source: San Diego Marine Information System