Employment will get a sneak preview in the form of the privately produced ADP employment report on Wednesday at 8:15 a.m.
Other majors to hit the Street's consciousness during the week: The Institute of Supply Management manufacturing on Monday at 10 a.m., personal income and outlays on Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. and international trade on Friday, also at 8:30 .m.
Leading indicators (in descending order of importance):
The interest rate spread between 10-year Treasuries and the federal funds rate, reported continually during market hours.
The M2 money supply, at 4:30 p.m. Thursday.
The average hourly workweek in manufacturing from the employment at 8:30 a.m. Friday.
Manufacturers' new orders for consumer goods and materials from factory orders at 10 a.m. Thursday.
Vendor performance, also called the deliveries times index, from the ISM manufacturing survey.
The S&P 500 index, reported continually during market hours.
Average weekly initial claims for unemployment from the jobless claims report at 8:30 a.m. Thursday.
Manufacturers' new orders for non-defense capital goods from factory orders at 10 a.m. Thursday.
by Calum Chace