Business events scheduled for the coming month

By The Associated Press Markets Associated Press

Business events and economic reports scheduled for the coming month:

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All times are Eastern.

MONDAY, July 3

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.

TUESDAY, July 4

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Stock and bond markets closed for Independence Day

WEDNESDAY, July 5

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases factory orders for May, 10 a.m.

THURSDAY, July 6

WASHINGTON —Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases international trade data for May, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; Institute for Supply Management releases its service sector index for June, 10 a.m.

FRIDAY, July 7

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases employment data for June, 8:30 a.m.

HAMBURG, Germany — Two-day summit of the Group of 20 economic powers opens in the German city of Hamburg.

MONDAY, July 10

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve releases consumer credit data for May, 3 p.m.

TUESDAY, July 11

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases wholesale trade inventories for May, 10 a.m.; Labor Department releases job openings and labor turnover survey for May, 10 a.m.

WEDNESDAY, July 12

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve releases Beige Book, 2 p.m.

THURSDAY, July 13

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Labor Department releases the Producer Price Index for June, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; Treasury releases federal budget for May, 2 p.m.

FRIDAY, July 14

WASHINGTON — WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases retail sales data for June, 8:30 a.m.; Labor Department releases Consumer Price Index for June, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases industrial production for June, 9:15 a.m.; Commerce Department releases business inventories for May, 10 a.m.

TUESDAY, July 18

WASHINGTON — National Association of Home Builders releases housing market index for July, 10 a.m.; Treasury releases international money flows data for May, 4 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, July 19

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases housing starts for June, 8:30 a.m.

THURSDAY, July 20

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

MONDAY, July 24

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

TUESDAY, July 25

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.

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

WEDNESDAY, July 26

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases new home sales for June, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve policymakers meet to set interest rates; statement and economic forecast due at 2:00 p.m.; press conference at 2:30 p.m.

THURSDAY, July 27

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases durable goods for June, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.

LONDON — Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell reports second-quarter earnings.

LONDON — Pharmaceutical giant GSK reports second-quarter earnings.

MONDAY, July 31

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