The week ahead in business> May 9-13

Business events and economic reports scheduled for the coming week:


BERLIN -- Germany releases factory-orders data for March, a key indicator for Europe's biggest economy.

Earnings reports: Goldman Sachs, Murphy USA, Tyson Foods


WASHINGTON -- Commerce Department releases wholesale trade inventories for March. Labor Department releases job openings and labor-turnover survey for March.

BERLIN -- Germany releases industrial production, export and import figures for March.

Earnings reports: Babcock & Wilcox, Coca-Cola Bottling, Lumber Liquidators, Nokia, Pinnacle Entertainment, Planet Fitness, Tribune Media, Walt Disney


WASHINGTON --Treasury releases federal budget for April.

Earnings reports: Aramark, Kelly Services, Takata, Toyota, Wendy's


WASHINGTON -- Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims. Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates.

Earnings reports: Children's Place, Dillard's, Kohl's, Nissan, Party City


WASHINGTON -- Commerce Department releases retail-sales data for April. Labor Department releases the Producer Price Index for April. Commerce Department releases business inventories for March.

BERLIN -- Germany's Federal Statistical Office issues first-quarter growth figure for the economy, Europe's biggest.

Earnings reports: Hancock Fabrics, Honda, JC Penney