Business events scheduled for the coming week

AP News
Posted: Jun 01, 2012 4:06 PM
Business events scheduled for the coming week

MONDAY, June 4

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

MADRID _ Spain releases figure on the number of people receiving unemployment benefits in May.


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


WASHINGTON _ Labor Department releases first-quarter productivity data, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases Beige Book, 2 p.m.; Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on the JPMorgan Chase trading loss.

Brown-Forman Corp. reports quarterly financial results.

Dutch supermarket company Royal Ahold NV, which owns Stop & Shop and Giant stores, reports first-quarter earnings


WASHINGTON _ Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases consumer credit data for April, 3 p.m.; Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke discusses the economy at a hearing of the Joint Economic Committee.

FRIDAY, June 8

WASHINGTON _ Commerce Department releases international trade data for April, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases wholesale trade inventories for April, 10 a.m.