The week ahead

May 14 - May 18 calendar

Chicago Tribune

May 13, 2007


Monday: -- Earnings: Agilent Technologies Inc.; Employers Holdings Inc.; Grubb & Ellis Co.; Gulfport Energy Corp.; HSBC Holdings PLC; Inforte Corp.; MetroPCS Communications Inc.; PetMed Express Inc.; uBid.com Holdings Inc.; US BioEnergy Corp.; Valspar Corp.

Tuesday: -- April consumer price index -- Earnings: Applied Materials Inc.; Compuware Corp.; DaimlerChrysler AG; Fortress Investment Group LLC; Fossil Inc.; Home Depot Inc.; TJX Cos.; Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

Wednesday: -- April housing starts -- April industrial production -- Earnings: BEA Systems Inc.; Deere & Co.; Hewlett-Packard Co.; Sony Corp.; Stanley Inc.

Thursday: -- April leading economic indicators -- Weekly initial jobless claims -- Earnings: Advance Auto Parts Inc.; Autodesk Inc.; Brady Corp.; Intuit Inc.; Kohl's Corp.; Nordstrom Inc.; Pioneer Drilling Co.; Sonic Solutions

Friday: -- May University of Michigan consumer sentiment index -- Earnings: British Airways PLC