The Week Ahead: Retail, Inflation Data On Tap; Apple's WWDC

Next week's calendar focuses on earnings from a few noteworthy retailers, as well as retail sales data and Apple's WWDC

Jun 4, 2015 at 4:41 PM
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Next week's lineup is relatively light once again, with just a handful of notable earnings and economic reports on tap. Among the bigger-name companies making their way into the spotlight are retailers Sears Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:SHLD) and Lululemon Athletica inc. (NASDAQ:LULU), as well as tax prep giant H & R Block Inc (NYSE:HRB). In addition, tech titan Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) will surely make some waves. In terms of data, retail sales, import and export prices, and the producer price index (PPI) are the main highlights.

Below is a brief list of some key market events scheduled for the upcoming week. All earnings dates listed below are tentative and subject to change. Please check with each company's respective website for official reporting dates.

Monday, June 8

  • There are no notable economic reports scheduled for Monday. Dave & Busters (PLAY), FuelCell Energy (FCEL), HRB, SHLD, and Vail Resorts (MTN) will step up to the earnings mic, while AAPL will kick off its Worldwide Developers Conference.

Tuesday, June 9

  • Tuesday will feature the latest Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) from the Labor Department. Burlington Stores (BURL), Hovnanian Enterprises (HOV), LULU, Mattress Firm (MFRM), and Pep Boys-Manny Moe and Jack (PBY) are scheduled to report quarterly results.

Wednesday, June 10

  • Weekly crude inventories and the Treasury budget are due out Wednesday. Among the companies in the earnings lineup are Krispy Kreme (KKD) and Men's Wearhouse (MW).

Thursday, June 11

  • Thursday's docket is packed with reports, including weekly jobless claims, retail sales, import and export prices, and business inventories. Bojangles (BOJA) will take its inaugural turn in the earnings confessional.

Friday, June 12

  • The week closes out with the PPI and the Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan consumer sentiment index. There are no earnings reports worth noting.

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