Major Economic Releases
(All times are Pacific):
7 a.m. New Home Sales Dec
National Earnings Reports
Major companies tentatively scheduled to report quarterly earnings this week, with ticker symbol and Thomson Financial profit estimates:
FRIDAY, Jan. 25
Halliburton Co. reports quarterly financial results.
Procter & Gamble Co. reports quarterly financial results.
Kia Motors, the South Korean automaker, reports quarterly financial results.
Consumer Price Index (CPI): unchanged in Dec 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): -0.2%(p) in Dec 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.
Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. - Watertown, Mass., 10.1 million shares, priced $19 to $21, managed by Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan, and Barclays. Proposed NYSE symbol BFAM. Business: Leading provider of work site child care and early education centers.
LipoScience Inc. - Raleigh, N.C., 5 million shares, priced $13 to $15, managed by Barclays, UBS, and Piper Jaffray. Proposed Nasdaq symbol LPDX. Business: Provides an LDL diagnostic test to assess cardiovascular disease risk.
Port calls this week
Antares Leader -- Arrive: 01/21, Depart: 01/21, Last Port: South Hampton, UK, Berth: 24-10, Cargo: Automobile, Stevedore: PASHA, Agent: PSH, Line: VWMC, Flag: JPN
Tancred -- Arrive: 01/22, Depart: 01/23, Last Port: Uslan, Korea, Berth: 24-10, Cargo: Automobile, Stevedore: PASHA, Agent: PSH, Line: ECC, Flag: NOR
Pearl Ace -- Arrive: 01/23, Depart: 01/23, Last Port: Ulsan, Korea, Berth: 24-10, Cargo: Automobile, Stevedore: PASHA, Agent: NLI, Line: MOSK, Flag: PAN
Dole Ecuador -- Arrive: 01/27, Depart: 01/29, Last Port: Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala, Berth: 10-02, Cargo: Bananas, Stevedore: SSA, Agent: NLI, Line: DOLE, Flag: BHS
Zaandam -- Arrive: 01/26, Depart: 01/26, Last Port: Cabo San Lucas, 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