From the Marketplace Datebook, here’s a look at what’s coming up Friday, May 30:
In Washington, the Commerce Department reports on personal income and spending for April.
National Hurricane Preparedness Week continues ahead of hurricane season.
Other famous vehicles in history on this day include NASA’s spacecraft Mariner 9. Launched in 1971 on a mission to map the surface of Mars, it became the first spacecraft to orbit another planet.
The University of Michigan issues its final May consumer sentiment survey.
And some folks celebrate National Mint Julep Day. Luckily it falls at the end of the week.
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