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Week Ahead


•Commerce Department releases personal income and spending for March

•National Association of Realtors releases pending home sales index for March


•Labor Department releases the first-quarter employment cost index

•Standard & Poor’s releases S&P/Case-Shiller index of home prices for February

•The Conference Board releases the Consumer Confidence Index for April

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


•Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for April

•Commerce Department releases construction spending for March

•Federal Reserve policymakers meet to set interest rates

•Automakers release vehicle sales for April


•Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims

•Labor Department releases first-quarter productivity data

•General Motors Co. reports quarterly financial results


•Labor Department releases employment data for April

•Institute for Supply Management releases its service sector index for April

•Commerce Department releases factory orders for March