Business events scheduled for the coming week

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Posted: May 27, 2011 3:06 PM
Business events scheduled for the coming week

MONDAY, May 30

Stock and bond markets closed for Memorial Day.

TUESDAY, May 31

NEW YORK _ Standard & Poor's releases S&P/Case-Shiller index of home prices for March and the first quarter, 9 a.m.

WASHINGTON _ The Conference Board releases the Consumer Confidence Index for May, 10 a.m.

BERLIN _ Germany's Federal Labor Agency releases May unemployment figures.

WEDNESDAY, June 1

WASHINGTON _ Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for May, 10 a.m.

WASHINGTON _ Commerce Department releases construction spending for April, 10 a.m.

WASHINGTON _ Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testifies before the House Financial Services Committee on the international financial system.

DETROIT _ Automakers release vehicle sales for May.

SEOUL, South Korea _ South Korean government releases monthly consumer price index amid ongoing worries over inflation.

THURSDAY, June 2

WASHINGTON _ Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.

WASHINGTON _ Labor Department releases first-quarter productivity data, 8:30 a.m.

WASHINGTON _ Commerce Department releases factory orders for April, 10 a.m.

NEW YORK _ Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.

NEW YORK _ Retailers release sales data for May.

AACHEN, Germany _ European Central Bank president Jean-Claude Trichet receives the International Charlemagne Prize for his contribution to European unity.

FRIDAY, June 3

WASHINGTON _ Labor Department releases employment data for May, 8:30 a.m.

WASHINGTON _ Institute for Supply Management releases its service sector index for May, 10 a.m.