Business events scheduled for the coming month

Business events and economic reports scheduled for the coming month

Associated Press

All times are Eastern

WEDNESDAY, July 1

WASHINGTON — Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for June, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases construction spending for May, 10 a.m.

DETROIT — Automakers release vehicle sales for June.

THURSDAY, July 2

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Labor Department releases employment data for June, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases factory orders for May, 10 a.m.

FRIDAY, July 3

U.S. stock and bond market is closed for (Observed) Independence Day.

MONDAY, July 6

WASHINGTON —Institute for Supply Management releases its service sector index for June, 10 a.m.

BERLIN — Germany releases May industrial orders figures for Europe's biggest economy.

TUESDAY, July 7

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases international trade data for May, 8:30 a.m. Labor Department releases job openings and labor turnover survey for May, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases consumer credit data for May, 3 p.m.

BERLIN — Germany releases May industrial production figures for Europe's biggest economy.

WEDNESDAY, July 8

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve releases minutes from its June interest-rate meeting.

THURSDAY, July 9

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

BERLIN — Germany releases May export and import figures for the country's economy, Europe's biggest.

FRIDAY, July 10

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases wholesale trade inventories for May, 10 a.m.

MONDAY, July 13

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

TUESDAY, July 14

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases retail sales data for June, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases business inventories for May, 10 a.m.

WEDNESDAY, July 15

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases the Producer Price Index for June, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases industrial production for June, 9:15 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases Beige Book, 2 p.m.

THURSDAY, July 16

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 Home Builders releases housing market index for July, 10 a.m.

FRANKFURT, Germany — The European Central Bank's governing council meets to set monetary policy for the 19-nation eurozone.

FRIDAY, July 17

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases housing starts for June, 8:30 a.m.; Labor Department releases Consumer Price Index for June, 8:30 a.m.

STOCKHOLM — Wireless equipment maker Ericsson presents its second-quarter earnings report.

STOCKHOLM — Home appliance maker Electrolux releases its second-quarter earnings report.

STOCKHOLM — Truck and bus maker AB Volvo presents its second-quarter earnings.

WEDNESDAY, July 22

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

THURSDAY, July 23

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

FRIDAY, July 24

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases new home sales for June, 10 a.m.

MONDAY, July 27

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

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

TUESDAY, July 28

WASHINGTON — Standard & Poor's releases S&P/Case-Shiller index of home prices for May, 9 a.m.; The Conference Board releases the Consumer Confidence Index for July, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve policymakers begin a two-day meeting to set interest rates.

OSLO, Norway — State-controlled oil and gas company Statoil presents its second-quarter earnings.

WEDNESDAY, July 29

WASHINGTON — National Association of Realtors releases pending home sales index for June, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve policymakers meet to set interest rates and release statement, 2 p.m.

THURSDAY, July 30

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases second-quarter gross domestic product, 8:30 a.m.; Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.

BERLIN — Germany releases unemployment figures for July.

MADRID — Spanish energy company Repsol presents second-quarter earnings report.

PARIS — Cosmetics firm L'Oreal presents its first-half earnings.

HELSINKI - Nokia releases second-quarter financial results.

FRIDAY, July 31

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases the second-quarter employment cost index, 8:30 a.m.

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