- U.S. Personal incomes rose 0.4% in May and consumer spending was up 0.5%.
- U.S. Construction spending rose 0.9% MoM, but fell 2.2% YoY.
- The National Association of Purchasing Managers' Chicago index fell from 61.7 to 60.2 in June.
- The University of Michigan's consumer sentiment index fell from 88.3 to 85.3 in June.
- Canada’s GDP rose 2.1% YoY.
- U.K.s GDP rose 3.0% YoY.
- YoY Japans consumer prices were unchanged.
- New Zealand's GDP rose 2.5% YoY
- The USDA estimate for planted acres:
Corn at 92.9 million acres, up 19% YoY-- the most since 1944.
Soybeans at 64.1 million acres, down 15% YoY -- the lowest since 1995.
Wheat at 60.5 million acres, up 6% YoY.
Cotton at 11.1 million acres, down 28% YoY -- the lowest since 1989.
- The USDA estimates June 1, 2007, stocks at:
Corn totaled 3.53 billion bushels, down 19% YoY.
Soybeans totaled 1.09 billion bushels, up 10% YoY.
Wheat totaled 456 million bushels, down 20% YoY.
- The International Grain Council has lowered its outlook for world wheat harvests due to droughts in Russia and the Ukraine. The current estimate is 614 million tonnes against the previous guess of 620.
- The USDA estimates 62.75 million head of hogs and pigs in inventory on June 1st, up 1.7% YoY