The week ahead in business (June 6-10)

Business events and economic reports scheduled for the coming week:


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

Earnings reports: Layne Christensen, MGM Holdings


WASHINGTON -- Labor Department releases first-quarter productivity data. Federal Reserve releases consumer-credit data for April.

BERLIN -- Germany releases industrial-production figures for April.

Earnings reports: Michaels


WASHINGTON -- Labor Department releases job openings and labor turnover survey for April.

TOKYO -- Japan reports revised first-quarter GDP data.


WASHINGTON -- Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims. Freddie Mac releases weekly mortgage rates. Commerce Department releases wholesale-trade inventories for April.

BERLIN -- Germany releases export and import figures for April.

SEOUL -- Bank of Korea sets its monthly policy rate.

Earnings reports: H&R Bloxi, Isle of Capri Casinos


WASHINGTON -- Treasury releases federal budget for May.

-- Staff, wire reports