Business events scheduled for the coming week
Sunday, July 15, 2012
MONDAY, July 16
WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases retail sales data for June, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases business inventories for May, 10 a.m.
TUESDAY, July 17
WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases Consumer Price Index for June, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases industrial production for June, 9:15 a.m.; National Association of Home Builders releases housing market index for July, 10 a.m.
BERLIN — Germany's ZEW institute releases its monthly investor confidence index for Europe's biggest economy.
WEDNESDAY, July 18
WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases housing starts for June, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases Beige Book, 2 p.m.
THURSDAY, July 19
WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for June, 10 a.m.; Conference Board releases leading indicators for June, 10 a.m.