Monday, July 5, 2004

The Week Ahead



Today

Independence Day observance. U.S. financial markets and many businesses are closed.

Tuesday

Treasury bill auction, 2 p.m.

Wednesday

Retrial scheduled in Denver for Thomas Hall, former Qwest Communications executive accused in a $34 million fraud scheme; Yahoo! Inc. releases second-quarter earnings.

Thursday

Sentencing of Martha Stewart and former stockbroker Peter Bacanovic in New York City for lying about a sale of ImClone Systems Inc. stock; Federal Reserve reports on consumer credit for May; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, reports on mortgage rates; the nation's largest retailers release their sales results for June.

Friday

General Electric Co. releases second-quarter earnings.




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