Welcome to Seeking Alpha's Catalyst Watch - a breakdown of some of next week's actionable events that stand out. Check out Saturday morning's regular Stocks to Watch article for a full list of events planned for the week or the Seeking Alpha earnings calendar for companies due to report. Monday - March 6 Volatility watch - Silvergate Capital ( SI ) and Bed, Bath & Beyond ( BBBY ) are once again at the top of the list of stocks with the highest percentage of short interest outstanding. Options trading has spiked over the last week on Genius Group Limited ( GNS ). In the cryptocurrency market, Ethereum ( ETH-USD ) could see some swings as tests are run ahead of the Shanghai hard fork in April. Following the major network upgrade, 16M staked ether will become withdrawable by validators that help operate and secure the network. All week - Notable conferences running during the week include the Morgan Stanley TMT Conference, Loop Capital Investor Conference, Oppenheimer 33rd Annual Healthcare Conference, BofA 2023 Asia Pacific Telecom, Media and Technology Conference, Bank of America Consumer & Retail Conference, Barclays Global Healthcare Conference, J.P. Morgan’s Industrials Conference, William Blair 7th Annual Tech Innovators Conference, Citi Global Consumer Conference, and UBS Global Consumer and Retail Conference All week - There are some rumblings that Apple ( AAPL ) is planning a product briefing during the week. In the past, the tech giant has added new iPhone colors in the spring to boost sales. Earnings watch - Notable companies due to report include Trip.com ( TCOM ), Guidewire Software ( GWRE ), and Lordstown Motors ( RIDE ). All day - PDS Biotech ( PDSB ) will present Phase 2 data on VERSATILE-002 at the ESMO Targeted Anticancer Therapies Congress 2023. 8:50 a.m. Chevron ( CVX ) CEO Mike Wirth will give an opening address at S&P Global's CERAWeek event. Wirth will talk about the competitive landscape in the energy industry and technology innovations. 1:25 p.m. Uber Technologies ( UBER ) CEO Dara Khosrowshahi will participate in a fireside chat at the 2023 Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom Conference.