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Monday - May 31st

All U.S. markets closed in observance of Memorial Day


Japan and China economic symposium

Japanese economic data for April:
Housing starts for Apr: -4.1% vs. 3.2% exp
Annualized housing starts for Apr: 1.117M vs. 1.198M exp
Construction orders for Apr: 9.9% vs 1.4% prior
Labor cash earnings for Apr: 0.3% vs. -0.5% exp
Overtime earnings for Apr: 4.7% vs. 3.6% prior

Bank of Italy annual assembly
PPI m/m for Apr: 0.5% vs. 0.4% exp
PPI y/y for Apr: 1.7% vs. 1.6% exp

German IFO business climate survey

ECB's Trichet speaks in Dublin

Tuesday - June 1st


10:00 Construction spending m/m for Apr: 0.4%
ISM manufacturing for May: 61.5
ISM prices paid for May: 89.3
Challenger job report for May: +6.1% prior

11:00 4-week T-bill announcement

18:30 ABC consumer confidence for 5/30: -16 prior

Treasury Auction:

3-month T-bills
6-month T-bills

2 Year note settlement


Before: BNS, KV.A, UNFI
During: TPTI
After: ESL, PLL


Political party primaries: Alabama, New Mexico, South Dakota

Altera mid-quarter update
Burlington Resources splits 2:1
Lowes shareholder meeting
Triquint Semiconductor mid-quarter update
Urban Outfitters shareholder meeting

Merrill Lynch generics 101 seminar


Italy's PMI manufacturing for May: 52.3
Italy's budget deficit net for May: 10.1 bln prior

Japan monetary base for May: 6.6% prior
Japan vehicle sales for May: -4.4% prior

French PMI manufacturing for May: 53.4

German PMI manufacturing for May: 55.0

Eurozone PMI manufacturing for May: 53.8
EU publishes Eurozone GDP forecast for Q2 / Q3
Eurozone PPI m/m for Apr: 0.4%
Eurozone PPI y/y for Apr: 1.3%
Eurozone unemployment rate for Apr: 8.8%

UK PMI manufacturing for May: 55.0
CIPS purchasing managers' index
UK net consumer credit for Apr: 1.7 bln
UK money supply m/m for May: 0.4%
UK money supply y/y for May: 5.0%

Wednesday - June 2nd


7:00 MBA mortgage applications for 5/28:-3.3% prior
7:45 ICSC-UBS store sales for 5/29: -0.5% prior

8:55 Redbook retail sales figures for 5/22: +0.5% prior

1:00 4-week T-bill auction

N/A Total vehicle sales for May: 16.7M
Domestic vehicle sales for May: 13.4M


Before: ABS
During: MOV


Ahold shareholder meeting
Barnes & Noble shareholder meeting
Deutsche Bank shareholders meeting
Foundry shareholder meeting
Seagate mid-quarter update
Wyeth analyst day

Smith Barney / Citigroup semiconductor conference
UBS global oil & gas conf
Business Rountable quarterly CEO economic outlook
Lehman Brothers tobacco conf
Friedman Billings Ramsey growth conf
Banc of America education and business services conf
Sanford Bernstein strategic decisions conf
American Society of Gene Therapy meeting


EU finance ministers hold meeting
Eurozone PPI for Apr m/m: 0.4%
Eurozone PPI for Apr y/y: 1.3%
Eurozone unemployment rate for Apr: 8.8%
EU-15 unemployment rate for Apr: 8.0% prior

German retail sales for Apr m/m: 0.5%
German retail sales for Apr y/y: -2.0%

UK M4 Money supply for Apr m/m: 0.5%
UK M4 Money supply for Apr y/y: 7.0%
UK net consumer credit for Apr: 1.7bln

Thursday - June 3rd


7:45 ECB policy announcement on interest rates: 2.00%

8:30 Nonfarm productivity for Q1: 3.7%
Unit labor costs for Q1: 0.4%
Initial jobless claims for 5/29: 335k
Continuing claims for 5/22: 2935k

10:00 Factory orders for Apr: -1.3%
ISM non-manufacturing for May: 66.0

11:00 3-month T-bill announcement
6-month T-bill announcement

4:30 Money supply




OPEC meeting
President Bush meets with Australian PM Howard

Flextronics mid-quarter update
Intel mid-quarter update
Network Associates analyst day
Varian Medical Systems shareholder meeting

Smith Barney / Citigroup semiconductor conference
UBS global oil & gas conf
Deutsche Bank financial institutions group conf
Sanford Bernstein strategic decisions conf


CIPS services
German Business Assoc Spring company survey

Friday - June 4th


8:30 Unemployment rate for May: 5.6%
Average hourly earnings m/m for May: 0.2%
Average hourly earnings y/y for May: 2.2% prior
Change in nonfarm payrolls for May: 225k
Change in manufacturing payrolls for May: 20k
Average weekly hours for May: 33.8

3:00 Treasury strips


Before: CAO
During: ABS, TTWO
After: PNY


President Bush meets with Italy's PM Berlusconi
Fed's Kohn speaks
Ministers of Asian-Pacific economic cooperation meeting

Alcatel shareholder meeting
PMC-Sierra analyst meeting
Research In Motion splits 2:1

UBS global oil & gas conf
Sanford Bernstein strategic decisions conf
American Diabetes Association annual meeting


Japan household spending for Apr y/y: 0.2% prior
Japan overall household spending for Apr m/m: -4.4% prior
Japan leading economic index for Apr: 72.7% prior
Japan coincident index for Apr: 45.0%

Eurozone retail trade m/m for Apr: 0.5%
Eurozone retail trade y/y for Apr: -0.1%

German factory orders for Apr m/m: 0.9%
German factory orders for Apr y/y: 5.6%

Canada unemployment rate for May: 7.3%

Saturday - June 5th

American Society of Clinical Oncology Conf June 5th - 8th
Imclone presentation

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