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The Week Ahead: June 15-19

KEY EVENT: Looking for a rebound. On Thursday the state Labor Department posts Long Island jobs added in May. April's report was disappointing, with employers adding only 8,200 jobs. In May 2014 local employers added 16,900 jobs, most in any month that year.

MONDAY: The Federal Reserve Bank of New York releases the June Empire State index, an update of New York manufacturing. Also, the National Association of Home Builders posts its June housing market survey. And the Commerce Department releases numbers for May industrial production.

TUESDAY: Electronic Entertainment Expo, a three-day trade show where the video game industry previews forthcoming software and accessories, kicks off in Los Angeles. Also, May housing starts from the Commerce Department.

WEDNESDAY: The U.S. Federal Reserve issues an economic forecast and guidance on interest rates. Fed chair Janet Yellen holds a news conference after the announcement.

THURSDAY: The U.S. Labor Department releases consumer prices in May and jobless benefits claims for the week ended June 13.

FRIDAY: The quarterly stock market event known as quadruple witching, when stock futures, stock options, index futures and index options expire at the same time. The event can cause stock market volatility.

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