Quiet Holiday Week? Not So Fast!
By Bill Maurer: With US markets closed on Monday for Memorial Day, you would figure it might be a quiet holiday week. Well, you would be wrong. Even though there are only four trading days this week, there is plenty of economic data coming out, which will make for a very interesting week.For all of my data below, I have used Yahoo! Finance's economic data page, which carries a "market" estimate, as well as estimates from Briefing.com. We are also continuing to get more information out of Europe daily, which should also shape this week's trading. While earnings season is mostly over, there are a few companies reporting that you should watch.If you expected a quiet holiday week, you are in for a disappointment. This week will have a large impact going forward, as some of the economic data will definitely be used in this year's Presidential Election. I'll break downComplete Story »