TODAY

The National Association of Home Builders releases its housing market index for June.

TUESDAY

U.S. Labor Department releases Consumer Price Index for May.

U.S. Commerce Department releases housing starts for May.

Federal Reserve policymakers begin a two-day meeting to set interest rates.

Germany’s ZEW institute releases its monthly investor confidence index for Europe’s biggest economy and one of South Carolina’s biggest trading partners.

WEDNESDAY

Federal Reserve policymakers meet to set interest rates; statement and economic forecast due at 2:00 p.m.; Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke holds press conference at 2:30 p.m.

THURSDAY

U.S. Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims.

Freddie Mac releases weekly mortgage rates.

The National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for May

The Conference Board releases leading indicators for May.

Europe’s financial stability watchdog, the European Systemic Risk Board, holds a regular quarterly meeting.

FRIDAY

S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce releases monthly unemployment figures for April.

Source: Associated Press