WASHINGTON (AP) — The Commerce Department releases its May report on durable goods at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time Friday.
REVERSAL LIKELY: Economists forecast that orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods fell 0.8 percent in May after two straight months of gains, according to a survey by the data firm FactSet.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Association of Realtors reports on January sales of existing homes Tuesday at 10 a.m. Eastern.
SALES SLIP: Economists forecast that sales slipped 2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.35 million, according to a survey by data firm FactSet.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Institute for Supply Management releases its January survey on U.S. manufacturing production, orders, hiring and other activity at 10 a.m. Eastern Monday.
STILL SHRINKING: Economists expect factory activity shrank in January for the third straight month.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Labor Department reports on consumer prices for November. The report will be issued at 8:30 a.m. EST Tuesday.
LOW INFLATION: The expectation is that consumer prices were unchanged in November, according to a survey of private economists by data firm FactSet.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Commerce Department reports on sales of new homes in September at 10 a.m. Eastern on Monday.
SLIGHT DECREASE LIKELY: Economists forecast that new-home sales dipped 0.4 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 550,000, according to a survey by data firm FactSet.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Institute for Supply Management reports on September growth at U.S. service firms at 10 a.m. Eastern.
SLOWDOWN LIKELY: Economists believe that the ISM index fell to 57.5 in September from 59 in August, according to a survey by FactSet.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve releases its industrial production report for July on Friday at 9:15 a.m. Eastern.
RISING OUTPUT: Economists forecast that industrial production rose 0.3 percent last month, matching the growth achieved in June, according to a survey by FactSet.
NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of wireless provider Sprint Corp. jumped 4 percent in premarket trading after Softbank, a Japanese telecommunications and Internet-services company, said it took an additional $87 million stake in the company.
The Labor Department reports on U.S. producer prices in April at 8:30 a.m. Eastern on Thursday.
TICKING UP: Economists forecast that the producer price index rose a modest 0.1 percent last month, according to a survey by FactSet, yet it would be the second consecutive increase after four months of declines.