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Business events scheduled for the coming month

Business events and economic reports scheduled for the coming month:

All times are Eastern.

WEDNESDAY, June 1

WASHINGTON — Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for May, 10 a.m. Commerce Department releases construction spending for April, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases Beige Book, 2 p.m.

DETROIT — Automakers release vehicle sales for May.

THURSDAY, June 2

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.

VIENNA — The European Central Bank’s governing council meets to set monetary policy for the 19-country eurozone.

FRIDAY, June 3

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases employment data for May, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases international trade data for April, 8:30 a.m.; Institute for Supply Management releases its service sector index for May, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases factory orders for April, 10 a.m.

MONDAY, June 6

BERLIN — Germany releases factory orders data for April, a key indicator for Europe’s biggest economy.

TUESDAY, June 7

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases first-quarter productivity data, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases consumer credit data for April, 3 p.m.

BERLIN — Germany releases industrial production figures for April.

WEDNESDAY, June 8

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases job openings and labour turnover survey for April, 10 a.m.

TOKYO — Japan reports revised 1Q GDP data.

THURSDAY, June 9

WASHINGTON —Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases wholesale trade inventories for April, 10 a.m.

BERLIN — Germany releases export and import figures for April.

SEOUL — Bank of Korea sets its monthly policy rate.

FRIDAY, June 10

WASHINGTON — Treasury releases federal budget for May, 2 p.m.

TUESDAY, June 14

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases retail sales data for May, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases business inventories for April, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve policymakers begin a two-day meeting to set interest rates.

WEDNESDAY, June 15

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases the Producer Price Index for May, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases industrial production for May, 9:15 a.m.; Federal Reserve policymakers meet to set interest rates; statement and economic forecast due at 2:00 p.m.; press conference at 2:30 p.m.

THURSDAY, June 16

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; Labor Department releases Consumer Price Index for May, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases current account trade deficit for the first quarter, 8:30 a.m.; National Association of Home Builders releases housing market index for June, 10 a.m.

FRIDAY, June 17

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases housing starts for May, 8:30 a.m.

TUESDAY, June 21

KARLSRUHE, Germany — Germany’s Federal constitutional Court rules on challenge to European Central Bank bond-purchase program that helped ease the Eurozone debt crisis.

WEDNESDAY, June 22

WASHINGTON — National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for May, 10 a.m.

HANNOVER, Germany — Automaker Volkswagen holds annual general meeting.

STOCKHOLM — Fashion retailer H&M releases its second-quarter earnings report.

THURSDAY, June 23

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases new home sales for May, 10 a.m.

FRIDAY, June 24

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases durable goods for May, 8:30 a.m.

BERLIN — Germany’s Ifo institute releases its monthly business confidence index, a key indicator for Europe’s biggest economy.

MONDAY, June 27

TUESDAY, June 28

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases first-quarter gross domestic product, 8:30 a.m.; Standard & Poor’s releases S&P/Case-Shiller index of home prices for April, 9 a.m.; The Conference Board releases the consumer confidence index for June, 10 a.m.

WEDNESDAY, June 29

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases personal income and spending for May, 8:30 a.m.; National Association of Realtors releases pending home sales index for May, 10 a.m.

THURSDAY, June 30

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.

BERLIN — Germany’s Federal Labor Agency releases June unemployment figures for Europe’s biggest economy.