Markets will hinge on jobs report this week

U.S. Domestic: Eastern Time Zone (GMT -5:00) (New York, Toronto)

May 31 9:00 AM Case-Shiller 20-city Index Mar
May 31 9:45 AM Chicago PMI May
May 31 10:00 AM Consumer Confidence May

Jun 1 7:00 AM MBA Mortgage Index 05/27
Jun 1 7:30 AM Challenger Job Cuts May
Jun 1 8:15 AM ADP Employment Change May
Jun 1 10:00 AM ISM Index May
Jun 1 10:00 AM Construction Spending Apr
Jun 1 3:00 PM Auto Sales Jun
Jun 1 3:00 PM Truck Sales Jun

Jun 2 8:30 AM Initial Claims 05/28
Jun 2 8:30 AM Continuing Claims 05/21
Jun 2 8:30 AM Productivity-Rev. Q1
Jun 2 8:30 AM Unit Labor Costs-Rev. Q1
Jun 2 10:00 AM Factory Orders Apr
Jun 2 11:00 AM Crude Inventories 05/28

Jun 3 8:30 AM Nonfarm Payrolls May
Jun 3 8:30 AM Nonfarm Private Payrolls May
Jun 3 8:30 AM Unemployment Rate May
Jun 3 8:30 AM Hourly Earnings May
Jun 3 8:30 AM Average Workweek May
Jun 3 10:00 AM ISM Services May

International: Eastern Time Zone (GMT -4:00) (New York, Toronto)

May 29 18:45 NZD Trade Balance (APR)
May 29 18:45 NZD Balance (YTD) (APR)

May 30 01:00 JPY Housing Starts (APR)
May 30 08:30 CAD Current Account (BoP) (1Q)
May 30 08:30 CAD Gross Domestic Product (MAR)***
May 30 08:30 CAD Quarterly Gross Domestic Product Annualized (1Q)***
May 30 19:15 JPY Nomura/JMMA Manufacturing Purchasing Manager Index (MAY)
May 30 19:30 JPY Household Spending (APR)
May 30 19:30 JPY Jobless Rate (APR)
May 30 19:50 JPY Industrial Production (APR P)
May 30 21:00 NZD NBNZ Activity Outlook (MAY)
May 30 21:00 NZD NBNZ Business Confidence (MAY)
May 30 21:30 AUD Current Account Balance (1Q)
May 30 21:30 JPY Labor Cash Earnings (APR)
May 30 21:30 AUD Private Sector Credit (APR)

May 31 EUR German Retail Sales (APR)
May 31 01:00 JPY Annualized Housing Starts (APR)
May 31 04:45 CHF Gross Domestic Product (1Q)***
May 31 02:00 CHF UBS Consumption Indicator (APR)***
May 31 02:45 EUR French Producer Prices (APR)
May 31 03:55 EUR German Unemployment Change (MAY)***
May 31 03:55 EUR German Unemployment Rate s.a. (MAY)
May 31 05:00 EUR Euro-Zone Consumer Price Index Estimate (MAY)***
May 31 05:00 EUR Euro-Zone Unemployment Rate (APR)
May 31 09:00 CAD Bank of Canada Rate Decision (MAY 31)***
May 31 09:45 USD Chicago Purchasing Manager (MAY)
May 31 10:00 USD Consumer Confidence (MAY)***
May 31 18:45 NZD Terms of Trade Index (1Q)
May 31 19:30 AUD AiG Performance of Manufacturing Index (MAY)
May 31 21:00 CNY PMI Manufacturing (MAY)***
May 31 21:00 AUD HIA New Home Sales (APR)
May 31 21:30 AUD Gross Domestic Product (1Q)***

June 1 JPY BOJ to Hold International Conference on Monetary Policy
June 1 03:15 CHF Retail Sales (Real) (APR)***
June 1 03:55 EUR German Purchasing Manager Index Manufacturing (MAY F)
June 1 04:00 EUR Euro-Zone Purchasing Manager Index Manufacturing (MAY F)
June 1 04:30 GBP Purchasing Manager Index Manufacturing (MAY)
June 1 04:30 GBP Mortgage Approvals (APR)
June 1 08:15 USD ADP Employment Change (MAY)
June 1 10:00 USD Construction Spending (APR)
June 1 10:00 USD ISM Manufacturing (MAY)***
June 1 10:00 USD ISM Prices Paid (MAY)
June 1 19:50 JPY Capital Spending excl Software (1Q)
June 1 19:50 JPY Capital Spending (1Q)
June 1 21:30 AUD Trade Balance (APR)
June 1 21:30 AUD Retail Sales s.a.(APR)

June 2 USD ICSC Chain Store Sales (MAY)
June 2 04:30 GBP Purchasing Manager Index Construction (MAY)
June 2 10:00 USD Factory Orders (APR)
June 2 19:30 AUD AiG Performance of Service Index (MAY)
June 2 21:00 CNY China Non-manufacturing PMI (MAY)

June 3 03:55 EUR German Purchasing Manager Index Services (MAY F)
June 3 04:00 EUR Euro-Zone Purchasing Manager Index Composite (MAY F)
June 3 04:00 EUR Euro-Zone Purchasing Manager Index Services (MAY F)
June 3 04:30 GBP Purchasing Manager Index Services (MAY)
June 3 08:30 USD Average Hourly Earnings (MAY)
June 3 08:30 USD Change in Private Payrolls (MAY)
June 3 08:30 USD Change in Non-farm Payrolls (MAY)***
June 3 08:30 USD Unemployment Rate (MAY)

*** Highly influential

Notice: The Bastiat Group, Inc. has attempted to verify the information contained in this calendar, however, any aspect of such info may change without notice. Foreign economic reports included in this list are only those deemed "medium to high impact".

Key Earnings Announcements This Week:

Monday, May 30, 2011
Before: -
During: CEDU, SDRL
After: -

Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Before: BNS. CGR(?), EJ, WILC, GLNG(?), JCDA(?), GAGA(?), MAGS
During: NASB(?), VIDE(?)
After: BRID(?), HWKN(?), LTON(?), LGF(?), PVH, ROSG(?), GAME, SNDA(?), VIMC(?), WPRT(?)

Wednesday, June 1, 2011
Before: AGYS(?), CVGW(?), DAKT(?), DG, REX
During: KF(?)
After: ATAI, CWTR, CPRT(?), EFUT(?), ESL, HOV(?), SPCHA(?), VRA, VSCI(?)

Thursday, June 2, 2011
Before: CHRS(?), CMED, CYBX, DSGX(?), ENS, TFM, ISLE(?), JOSB(?), JOYG, MPR, MOV(?), UNFI(?), UTIW(?)
During: BCV(?), EOI(?)
After: ABM(?), CASC, CHINA(?), JRJC(?), COO, DMND, ESIC(?), XIDE(?), OCLS(?), ZQK(?), SAI, STRM(?), ULTA(?), UQM(?), PAY

Friday, June 3, 2011
Before: AMWD(?), BTH, HURC(?), HYGS
During: AIRT, EIV(?), PCM(?), BZC(?)
After: HBP(?)

Note: All economic numbers and earnings reports are in line with those compiled by Briefing.com. Occasionally changes will occur that are made after the posting of this column and some companies have not confirmed their time, so always double check when taking positions overnight during earnings season! (?) = Not yet confirmed at the time the list was compiled. © 1998-2010 All information presented is property of TradingFromMainStreet.com and Bastiat Group, Inc.

Toni Hansen is president and co-founder of the Bastiat Group, Inc., DBA Trading From Main Street. Toni is one of the most respected technical analysts and traders in the industry. She has been trading and educating new traders, money managers, professional market analysts and traders throughout the boom and bust of the last decade. She has worked in conjunction with some of the world's top financial exchanges. Learn more about Toni Hansen and the educational services she provides through her website at http://www.tonihansen.com.

About the Author
Toni Hansen

Toni Hansen is president and co-founder of the Bastiat Group, Inc., DBA Trading From Main Street. Toni is one of the most respected technical analysts and traders in the industry. She has been trading and educating new traders, money managers, professional market analysts and traders throughout the boom and bust of the last decade. She has worked in conjunction with some of the world's top financial exchanges. Learn more about Toni Hansen and the educational services she provides through her website at http://www.tonihansen.com.

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