Jobless figures for South Carolina are released Friday. File
The Home Depot reports quarterly financial results.
U.S. Commerce Department releases retail sales data for April.
U.S. Commerce Department releases business inventories for March.
The National Association of Home Builders releases housing market index for May.
U.S. Treasury releases international money flows data for March.
Germany’s Federal Statistical Office releases first-quarter growth figure for the country’s economy, Europe’s biggest and one of South Carolina’s largest trading partners.
U.S. Commerce Department releases housing starts for April.
The Federal Reserve releases industrial production for April.
Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates. Last week, the average rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages was unchanged at 4.55%. The average rate on 15-year, fixed-rate loans declined slightly to 4.01% from 4.03%.
Simpsonville-based Kemet Corp. holds a 9 a.m. conference call to discuss its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended March 31. Other companies reporting earnings include retailers J.C. Penney Co. and Walmart Inc.
The S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce releases jobless figures for April. The March rate for the state was unchanged at 4.4%, close to a 17-year low.