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Monday, May 19
10 a.m. Leading economic indicators for April Conference Board +0.1% unchgd. unchgd. -0.2%
Tuesday, May 20
9 a.m. BTM-UBSW Weekly Chain Store Sales Index for the week ended May 17 Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi and UBS Warburg -0.1% n.a. unchgd. -0.2%
9 a.m. Redbook Retail Average for the week ended May 17, vs. April LJR Redbook +0.3% n.a. unchgd. +4.1%*
2 p.m. Federal budget for April FY '03 Treasury Department $51.0B $52.0B unchgd. $67.2B (April FY '02)
Wednesday, May 21
7 a.m. Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ended May 16 -- Refinancing Index Mortgage Bankers Association 8351.1 n.a. unchgd. 7250.0
Purchase Index 395.8 n.a. unchgd. 415.2
9:30 a.m. Greenspan speech Federal Reserve The Fed chairman speaks to the Joint Economic Committee on the economic outlook.
11 a.m. Consumer Comfort Index for the week ended May 17 Money Magazine and ABC News unchgd. n.a. unchgd. -24
Thursday, May 22
8:30 a.m. Initial Jobless Claims for the week ended May 17 Labor Department 428,000 n.a. 421,000 417,000
Four-week average 433,000 n.a. 440,750 439,750
2:30 p.m. Treasury auction announcement Bureau of the Public Debt The Treasury announces the size of its next monthly two-year note auction, next Wednesday.
Friday, May 23
No releases.
P-Preliminary forecast
*Month through previous Saturday, vs. prior month
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