Stocks enjoy their best day of the month on better-than-expected retail sales and strength in China. Pandora rates a $2.6 billion valuation. Best Buy results beat estimates, and JC Penney snags a top Apple executive.
Consumer prices rise. Manufacturing in the New York region plunges. Hombuilder sentiment fell sharply in June. Pandora Media surges on the company's first day of trading. Global markets pull back.
Producer prices rose marginally in May, while retail sales fell less than expected. China hikes banks' reserve levels to curb inflation. The Fed chief will comment on the debt ceiling.
Global apparel company VF Corp. will acquire Timberland. Allied World and Transatlantic will merge. Wendy's agrees to sell the Arby's restaurant chain. Gold and oil prices slide as the dollar weakens.
China's trade surplus was lower than expected in May. Gold and oil decline as the dollar surges. Import and export prices rose marginally in May. Wall Street awaits a report on the budget.
Oil prices trade above $100, lifting energy stocks. Jobless claims rose unexpectedly last week. The US trade deficit narrowed in April. The SEC probes Goldman's Libya dealings.
The government says the unemployment rate increased to 9.1% in May as employers added fewer jobs than expected. The ISM says the service sector is growing. Gold prices jump as oil slides.
First-time unemployment filings decline, but the report offers little confidence ahead of the government's May data on Friday. The Labor Department ups its first-quarter productivity estimate, but factory orders fell in April.
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