Major Economic Releases
(All times are Pacific):
5:30 a.m. Initial Claims 02/09
5:30 a.m. Continuing Claims 02/02
7:30 a.m. Natural Gas Inventories 02/09
5:30 a.m. Empire Manufacturing Feb
6 a.m. Net Long-Term TIC Flows Dec
6:15 a.m. Industrial Production Jan
6:15 a.m. Capacity Utilization Jan
6:55 a.m. Mich Sentiment Feb
National Earnings Reports
Major companies tentatively scheduled to report quarterly earnings this week, with ticker symbol and Thomson Financial profit estimates:
THURSDAY, Feb. 14
CBS Corp. reports quarterly financial results.
General Electric Co. reports quarterly financial results.
PepsiCo Inc. reports quarterly financial results.
FRIDAY, Feb. 15
Consumer Price Index (CPI): unchanged in Dec 2012
Unemployment Rate: 7.9% in Jan 2013
Payroll Employment: +157,000(p) in Jan 2013
Average Hourly Earnings: +$0.04(p) in Jan 2013
Producer Price Index (PPI): -0.2%(p) in Dec 2012
Employment Cost Index (ECI): +0.5% in 4th Qtr of 2012
Productivity: -2.0% in 4th 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.
Cancer Genetics Inc. - Rutherford, N.J., 5 million shares, priced $6 to $8, managed by Aegis Capital and Feltl and Co. Proposed Nasdaq symbol CGIX. Business: Offers personalized genomic tests to improve the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
ConnectOne Bancorp Inc. - Englewood Cliffs, N.J., 1.6 million shares, priced $26 to $29, managed by Stifel Nicolaus Weisel, Keefe Bruyette Woods, and Sandler O'Neill. Proposed Nasdaq symbol CNOB. Business: Community bank primarily serving northeastern New Jersey.
Orchid Island Capital Inc. - Vero Beach, Fla., 2.4 million shares, priced $14 to $16, managed by Ladenburg Thalmann, and Oppenheimer. Proposed NYSE MKT symbol ORC. Business: Bimini Capital-managed REIT focused on investing in agency RMBS.
Xoom Corp. - San Francisco, 5.8 million shares, priced $13 to $15, managed by Barclays and Needham & Co. Proposed Nasdaq symbol XOOM. Business: Online and mobile money transfer company.
Port calls this week
Dionysos Leader -- Arrive: 02/12, Depart: 02/12, Last Port: Germany, Berth: 24-11, Cargo: Automobile, Stevedore: PASHA, Agent: PSH, Line: NYK, Flag: JPN
Hoegh Triton -- Arrive: 02/15, Depart: 02/15, Berth: 24-05, Cargo: Automobile, Stevedore: PASHA, Agent: NLI, Line: MIT, Flag: NIS
Noble Ace -- Arrive: 02/16, Depart: 02/16, Berth: 24-05, Cargo: Automobile, Stevedore: PASHA, Agent: NLI, Line: MIT, Flag: PI
Ryujin -- Arrive: 02/16, Depart: 02/17, Last Port: Uslan, Korea, Berth: 24-11, Cargo: Automobile, Stevedore: PASHA, Agent: PSH, Line: ECC, Flag: PA
Dole Ecuador -- Arrive: 02/17, Depart: 02/19, Last Port: Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala, Berth: 10-02, Cargo: Bananas, Stevedore: SSA, Agent: NLI, Line: DOLE, Flag: BHS
Zaandam -- Arrive: 02/16, Depart: 02/16, Last Port: Ensenada, Mexico, Berth: B-01, Activity: Embark, Disembark, Stevedore: SSA, Agent: PSH, Line: HLLND, Flag: NLD
Celebrity Century -- Arrive: 02/17, Depart: 02/17, Last Port: Ensenada, Mexico, Berth: B-01, Activity: Embark, Disembark, Stevedore: METRO, Agent: INTC, Line: CELEB, Flag: LI
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