The upcoming week is heavy on economic data releases including soft data like the NFIB small-business index, consumer sentiment index, and the leading economic indicators index. Additionally, the popular retail sales report for April will be released, which will provide us with some insight into the mindset of the consumer. Finally, we get more data on a manufacturing sector that has been weighed down by higher input costs and difficulties hiring skilled workers.
Also, many eyes will be following twitter for any updates on the trade front coming from the White House, as the stakes continue to increase. Read more from Ryan Nauman's Weekly Recap and subscribe to have it delivered to your inbox each week!