On Thursday, Sept. 1, investors await earnings from Lululemon Athletica (LULU) and weekly jobless claims. After the markets close, analysts expect the athletic retailer to post earnings of $0.38 a share on sales of $515.5 million. During the same quarter a year ago, the company posted profits of $0.34 a share with revenue of $453 million. Investors will be looking for updates on the company's strategy to broaden its customer base, especially with its lineup of men's clothing. Chipmakers Ambarella (AMBA) and Broadcom Ltd. (AVGO) also release earnings after the markets close on Thursday, along with payments company Verifone Systems (PAY) . On the economic calendar, weekly jobless claims are released at 8:30 a.m. EDT, followed by the ISM Manufacturing Index for August at 10 a.m. TheStreet's Scott Gamm reports from Wall Street.
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