U.S. ECONOMIC CALENDAR
MAY

DAY            DATE    CT         FOR          REPORT
Friday         24-Apr  7:30 a.m    Mar         Durable Goods Orders
                       2:00 p.m.               USDA Cattle On Feed
Monday         27-Apr  2:00 p.m.               USDA Livestock Slaughter Annual
Tuesday        28-Apr  8:00 a.m    Feb         Case-Shiller 20 City Index
                       9:00 a.m    Apr         Consumer Confidence
Wednesday      29-Apr  6:00 a.m  25-Apr        MBA Mortgage Index
                       7:30 a.m     Q1         Gross Domestic Product - adv
                       7:30 a.m     Q1         GDP Deflator
                       9:00 a.m    Mar         Pending Home Sales
                       9:30 a.m  25-Apr        Crude Inventories
                       1:00 p.m    Apr         FOMC Rate Decision
                       2:00 p.m.               USDA Dairy Products Annual
Thursday       30-Apr  7:30 a.m    Apr         Jobless Claims
                       7:30 a.m     Q1         Employment Cost Index
                       7:30 a.m    Mar         Personal Income and Spending
                       8:45 a.m    Apr         Chicago PMI
                       9:30 a.m  25-Apr        Natural Gas Inventories
                       2:00 p.m.               USDA Ag Prices

Friday         1-May   9:00 a.m    Apr         ISM Index
                       9:00 a.m    Mar         Construction Spending
                       9:00 a.m    Apr         Michigan Sentiment - final
                       4:00 p.m    Apr         Auto and Truck Sales
Monday         4-May   9:00 a.m    Mar         Factory Orders
Tuesday        5-May   7:30 a.m    Mar         Trade Balance
                       9:00 a.m    Apr         ISM Services
Wednesday      6-May   6:00 a.m   2-May        MBA Mortgage Index
                       7:15 a.m    Apr         ADP Employment Change
                       7:30 a.m     Q1         Productivity - prelim
                       7:30 a.m     Q1         Unit Labor Costs - prelim
                       9:30 a.m   2-May        Crude Inventories
Thursday       7-May   6:30 a.m    Apr         Challenger Job Cuts
                       7:30 a.m   2-May        Jobless Claims
                       9:30 a.m   2-May        Natural Gas Inventories
                       2:00 p.m    Mar         Consumer Credit
Friday         8-May   7:30 a.m    Apr         Nonfarm Payrolls
                       7:30 a.m    Apr         Unemployment Rate
                       7:30 a.m    Apr         Hourly Earnings
                       7:30 a.m    Apr         Average Workweek
                       9:00 a.m    Mar         Wholesale Inventories
Tuesday        12-May  9:00 a.m    Mar         JOLTS - Job Openings
                       11:00 a.m.              WASDE
                       11:00 a.m.              USDA Crop Production
                       1:00 p.m    Apr         Treasury Budget
Wednesday      13-May  6:00 a.m   9-May        MBA Mortgage Index
                       7:30 a.m    Apr         Retail Sales
                       7:30 a.m    Apr         Import/Export Prices
                       9:00 a.m    Mar         Business Inventories
                       9:30 a.m   9-May        Crude Inventories
Thursday       14-May  7:30 a.m   9-May        Jobless Claims
                       7:30 a.m    Apr         Producer Price Index
                       9:30 a.m   9-May        Natural Gas Inventories
                       11:00 a.m.              USDA Oil Crops and Wheat Outlook
                       11:00 a.m.              USDA Cotton and Wool Outlook
                       2:00 p.m.               USDA Feed and Rice Outlook
Friday         15-May  7:30 a.m    May         Empire Manufacturing
                       8:15 a.m    Apr         Industrial Production
                       8:15 a.m    Apr         Capacity Utilization
                       9:00 a.m    May         Michigan Sentiment
                       3:00 p.m    Mar         Net Long-Term TIC Flows
Monday         18-May  9:00 a.m    May         NAHB Housing Market Index
                       11:00 a.m.              USDA Livestock, Dairy, Poultry
                                               Outlook
Tuesday        19-May  7:30 a.m    Apr         Housing Starts
                       7:30 a.m    Apr         Building Permits
                       2:00 p.m.               USDA Milk Production
Wednesday      20-May  6:00 a.m  16-May        MBA Mortgage Index
                       9:30 a.m  16-May        Crude Inventories
                       1:00 p.m  29-Apr        FOMC Minutes
Thursday       21-May  7:30 a.m  16-May        Jobless Claims
                       9:00 a.m    Apr         Existing Home Sales
                       9:00 a.m    May         Philadelphia Fed
                       9:00 a.m    Apr         Leading Indicators
                       9:30 a.m  16-May        Natural Gas Inventories
                       2:00 p.m.               USDA Livestock Slaughter
Friday         22-May  7:30 a.m    Apr         Consumer Price Index
                       11:00 a.m.              USDA Cattle On Feed
Tuesday        26-May  7:30 a.m    Apr         Durable Goods Orders
                       8:00 a.m    Mar         Case-Shiller 20 City Index
                       8:00 a.m    Mar         FHFA Housing Price Index
                       9:00 a.m    May         Consumer Confidence
                       9:00 a.m    Apr         New Home Sales
Wednesday      27-May  6:00 a.m  23-May        MBA Mortgage Index
                       2:00 p.m.               USDA Poultry Slaughter
Thursday       28-May  7:30 a.m  23-May        Jobless Claims
                       9:00 a.m    Apr         Pending Home Sales
                       9:30 a.m  23-May        Natural Gas Inventories
                       10:00 a.  23-May        Crude Inventories
                       2:00 p.m.               USDA Ag Prices
                       2:00 p.m.               USDA Ag Trade Outlook
Friday         29-May  7:30 a.m     Q1         GDP - Second Estimate
                       7:30 a.m     Q1         GDP Deflator
                       8:45 a.m    May         Chicago PMI
                       9:00 a.m    May         Michigan Sentiment - final