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Intraday Economic News: Economic Releases: May 30 - June 3 May 11
Standard & Poors, May 2011
Monday: Holiday; no reports out. Tuesday: S&P/Case-Shiller home prices are expected to be down 3.4% year over year in March. The Chicago Purchasing Managers' Index is expected to slip to 64 in May from 67.6. The Conference Board's Consumer Confidence survey is expected to rise to 67 in May from 65.4. Wednesday: The ADP employment report is likely to show a rise of 180,000 for May. The Institute for Supply Management's (ISM) manufacturing survey is expected to drop to 58 in May from 60.4 in April. Light vehicle sales are expected to drop to 12.5 in May from 13.2, in part due to supply shortages. Thursday: Initial claims for the week ending May 28 should edge down slightly to 410,000...
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