KEY EVENT:Credit check. Equifax, Experian and TransUnion are each required to provide consumers with one free credit report each year upon request. Experts say it's best to space the requests at four-month intervals, so get one Monday, Aug. 31 and Dec. 31. Annualcreditreport.com is the only site authorized by the government to supply these free reports.
THURSDAY:Jobless claims for the week ended April 28 from the Labor Department. Earnings: Port Washington chemicals supplier Aceto, Bethpage media company Cablevision, Melville software maker FalconStor, Carle Place florist and gift seller 1-800-Flowers.com, Melville natural foods seller Hain Celestial.
FRIDAY: The week's most anticipated report: unemployment and jobs created for April from the Labor Department. Last month's disappointing data caused the worst two-day stock market sell-off since November. Earnings: Uniondale real estate lender Arbor Realty Trust.