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MARKETS & ECONOMY:

FINANCIAL MARKETS — A report on global markets, starting in Asia and updated through the close of trading on Wall Street.

HOME CONSTRUCTION — The Commerce Department reports on U.S. home construction in April. By Paul Wiseman. UPCOMING: 130 words after release of report at 8:30 a.m. 300 words by 9:15 a.m.

INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION — The Federal Reserve reports on U.S. industrial production for AprilMarch. By Christopher Rugaber. UPCOMING: 130 words after release of report at 9:15 a.m. 350 words by 10 a.m.

EARNINGS:

EARNS-MACYS — The retailer reports quarterly results. UPCOMING: 250 words, photo after release of the report at about 8 a.m.