Today in Washington – May 18



0830/1230: The Commerce Dept. issues Housing Starts and Building Permits for April.

0855/1255: Redbook issues weekly retail sales index.

1100/1500: The Treasury Dept. announces weekly sale of 4- and 8-week bills.

1130/1530: The Treasury Dept. sells 52-week bills.

1630/2030: The American Petroleum Institute issues weekly national petroleum report.


DIARY – Federal Reserve Events

U.S. Indicators

Football news:

Scotland coach Clarke: There were a lot of good moments during the group stage, but no points scored
England are the most boring group winners in history. Two goals were enough! And at the World Cup, the Italians once became the first even with one
Dalic - to the fans after reaching the Euro playoffs: You are our strength, and we will be your pride
Modric became the youngest and oldest goalscorer in Croatia at the Euro
Czech Republic coach Shilgava: We came out of the group and fought with England for the first place. We got what we wanted
Gareth Southgate: England wanted to win the group and continue to play at Wembley-and it succeeded
Luka Modric: When Croatia plays like this, we are dangerous for everyone