FRIDAY, May 11

WASHINGTON â¿¿ Labor Department releases the Producer Price Index for April, 8:30 a.m.

TUESDAY, May 15

WASHINGTON â¿¿ Commerce Department releases retail sales data for April, 8:30 a.m.; Labor Department releases Consumer Price Index for April, 8:30 a.m.; Treasury releases international money flows data for March, 9 a.m.; National Association of Home Builders releases housing market index for May, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases business inventories for March, 10 a.m.

BERLIN â¿¿ Germany's ZEW institute releases its monthly investor confidence index.; Germany releases first-quarter gross domestic product figures.

WEDNESDAY, May 16

WASHINGTON â¿¿ Commerce Department releases housing starts for April, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases industrial production for April, 9:15 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases minutes from April interest-rate meeting.

THURSDAY, May 17

WASHINGTON â¿¿ Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; Conference Board releases leading indicators for April, 10 a.m.

FRIDAY, May 18

WASHINGTON â¿¿ President Barack Obama hosts leaders of the Group of Eight nations at Camp David for an economic summit meeting, through May 19.

TUESDAY, May 22

WASHINGTON â¿¿ National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for April, 10 a.m.

WEDNESDAY, May 23

WASHINGTON â¿¿ Commerce Department releases new home sales for April, 10 a.m.

THURSDAY, May 24

WASHINGTON â¿¿ Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases durable goods for April, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.

BERLIN â¿¿ Germany's Ifo institute releases its monthly index of business confidence.

MONDAY, May 28

WASHINGTON â¿¿ U.S. stock and bond market is closed for Memorial Day.

TUESDAY, May 29

WASHINGTON â¿¿ Standard & Poor's releases S&P/Case-Shiller index of home prices for March and the first quarter, 9 a.m.; The Conference Board releases the Consumer Confidence Index for May, 10 a.m.

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