3:12 Reuters profiles Bill Ackman of Pershiing Square Capital. Link
2:15 FSLR STP LDK JASO YGE – Obama administration will investigate complaints that China is illegally subsidizing its clean energy industry. Link
10:00 August business inventories 0.6% vs. 0.4% estimate.
9:55 University of Michigan consumer sentiment 67.9 vs. 69 estimate.
9:07 STX – Bloomberg reports TPG Capital and KKR have submitted a $16/share offer to Seagate. Link
8:39 September retail sales 0.6% vs. 0.5% estimate. Retail sales ex-auto 0.4% vs. 0.4% estimate.
8:37 September CPI 0.1% vs. 0.2% estimate. CPI ex-food and energy 0.0% vs. 0.1% estimate.
8:36 October Empire State manufacturing 15.73 vs. 8.0 estimate.
8:29 Fed’s Ben Bernanke speech today. PDF
7:58 INFY – Infosys reported Q2 earnings of 65c vs. 61c estimate and revenue of $1.496B vs. $1.43B estimate. The company guided Q3 earnings to 66-67c vs. 64c estimate and revenue to $1.547-1.562B vs. $1.47B estimate.
7:50 GE – GE reported Q3 earnings of 29c vs. 27 estimate and revenue of $35.89B vs. $37.67B estimate.
7:49 MAT – Mattel reported Q3 earnings of 72c vs. 76 estimate and revenue of $1.83B vs. $1.94B estimate.
7:26 Food inflation in South Korea. The price of cabbage goes from $2.50 to $14 in the past month. Link
7:22 POT – Reuters is reporting China’s Sinochem has abandoned its Potash bid plan. Link
7:13 MU – PC DRAM contract prices continue to fall in early October. Link