Bloomberg Anywhere Remote Login Bloomberg Terminal Demo Request


Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.


Financial Products

Enterprise Products


Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000


Industry Products

Media Services

Follow Us

Bloomberg Customers

Businessweek Archives

The Week Ahead

Figures of the Week

The Week Ahead


Thursday, May 25, 8:30 a.m. EDT -- The Commerce Dept.'s second look at economic growth in the first quarter will likely show that real gross domestic product grew at a 5.4% annual rate, unchanged from the advance estimate on Apr. 27. That's the median forecast of economists surveyed by Standard & Poor's MMS, a unit of The McGraw-Hill Cos. The survey also forecasts that aftertax corporate profits increased 5% in the first quarter, from the fourth. The S&P MMS economists also expect that real GDP is growing at a 4.3% pace in the second quarter.EXISTING HOME SALES

Thursday, May 25, 10 a.m. EDT -- Existing homes probably sold at an annual rate of 4.83 million in April, unchanged from March's pace. Despite rising mortgages rates, housing activity remains fairly robust.DURABLE GOODS ORDERS

Friday, May 26, 8:30 a.m. EDT -- New orders taken by durable goods manufacturers likely edged up 0.1% in April, following a 2.6% jump in March. Demand is being boosted both by domestic and foreign customers. Unfilled orders remain high.PERSONAL INCOME

Friday, May 26, 8:30 a.m. EDT -- The S&P MMS survey projects that personal income in April rose 0.6%, after a 0.5% advance in March. That's suggested by the solid job and wage growth. Consumer spending probably grew an additional 0.4% last month, after rising 0.5% in April.

blog comments powered by Disqus