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The following news stories, economic reports, and statistical tables are selected and compiled by founder John F. Gallwas, who has been an active participant in the financial service industry since January of 1958.
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WS:The Japanese government downgraded its view of industrial production and other key parts of the economy, highlighting concerns about the U.S.-China trade dispute ahead of President Trump’s visit to Tokyo. “Weakness is seen recently in machinery investment” and that industrial production is “in a weak tone recently.”
WS: Durable Goods Orders for April to -2.1% vs a revised down +1.7% in March, as business investment cooled while orders for civilian aircraft fell sharply amid problems with a major Boeing Co. airliner model.
Economic Reports for the Week ending Friday May 31, 2019
Mon: Market closed  
Tue: 09:00 Mar FHFA Housing Price Index (NR) est +0.3% vs +0.3%
09:00 Mar Case Shiller Index (NR) est +2.9% vs +3.0%
10:00 May Consumer Confidence (B+) est 130 vs 129.2  
Wed: 07:00 MBA Mortgage Index (5/25) ___ vs +2.4% vs -0.6%  
Thur: 08:30 Initial Claims (5/25) est 217K vs 211K
08:30 Apr Int'l trade in Goods (B-) -$72.0B vs -$71.4B
08:30 1st Q GDP (B+) est +3.1% vs +3.2% est last month
08:30 1st Q Deflator (B) est +0.9% vs +0.9% est last month
10:00 Apr Pending Home Sales (C) +1.0% vs +3.8%  
Fri: 08:30 Apr Persona l Income (C+) est +0.3% vs +0.1%
08:30 Apr Personal Spending (C+) est +0.2% vs +0.9%
18:30 Apr Core PCE Prices (C) est +0.2% vs 0.0%
10:00 May Mich Consumer Sentiment (B+) est 101.5 vs 97.2  
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