From the Marketplace Datebook here’s an extended look at events coming up the week of June 30:
What’s happening in the housing market? On Monday the National Association of Realtors issues its monthly pending home sales index for May.
It’s a holiday week for Congress leading up to Independence Day.
The National Organization for Women was established on June 30, 1966.
And remember Scarlett O’Hara‘s famous line? “After all…tomorrow is another day.” We at Datebook headquarters love that sentiment. Margaret Mitchell’s novel “Gone with the Wind” was published on June 30, 1936 according to history.com. It won the Pulitzer Prize the following year.
On Tuesday, the Commerce Department reports on construction spending for May.
Wanna take a ride? Wednesday is World UFO Day. Maybe you’ll get lucky.
On Thursday the Labor Department releases its June jobs report.
And crank the A/C. We enter the dog days of summer.
U.S. markets are closed on Friday for Independence Day.
Exercising your independence with trip? You have some solid company. According to AAA 41 million Americans are rocketing out of town for the holiday.
And finally, July is National Hot Dog Month. According to the National Hot Dog & Sausage Council, Los Angeles beats all other cities for hot dog consumption. I am filled with pride.
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