July 31, 2011 in Business

Coming up

 

Thursday

NEW YORK — Retailers will release sales data for July, hoping for improvement over stagnant June sales that reflected weak consumer demand.

A glance at key events in the week ahead. All times Pacific. For a local list, see Page E2.

Monday

WASHINGTON — Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for July, 7 a.m.

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases construction spending for June, 7 a.m.

Tuesday

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases personal income and spending for June, 5:30 a.m.

DETROIT — Automakers release vehicle sales for July.

Wednesday

WASHINGTON — Institute for Supply Management releases its service sector index for July, 7 a.m.

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases factory orders for June, 7 a.m.

Thursday

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 5:30 a.m.

WASHINGTON — Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 7 a.m.

FRANKFURT, Germany — European Central Bank holds interest rate meeting.

Friday

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases employment data for July, 5:30 a.m.

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve releases consumer credit data for June, noon.


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