June Fed meeting, economic data, earnings: Week ahead

The Fed's June meeting is quickly approaching, leaving many still wondering if the Fed will pause or raise rates. Economic data and earnings reports are also set to be released in the coming week. Yahoo Finance Live breaks down some of the top stories for the weak ahead.

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- Well, it's closing time here on Yahoo Finance. Here's a look at some of the key things to watch next week. All eyes will be on the Federal Reserve. We're going to be getting the FOMC decision on Wednesday. Markets are betting on a pause at this meeting. But many believe there could be further rate hikes down the line as early as July. In recent speeches, that officials have been split on whether the central bank should continue on its path of rising rates.

- On top of the fed decision, it's a busy week on the economic calendar. We will be getting the latest readings on inflation, both the consumer and producer price indexes. Other checks on the consumer are due as well. Both retail sales and consumer sentiment will be released.

- And on the corporate calendar, it's a bit of a slow week for earnings. But we will hear from software giants Oracle and Adobe. Ahead of the report, Oracle shares hit an all-time high on Friday. Analysts will be watching to see what the company say, of course, on artificial intelligence. Also, home builder Lennar and grocery giant Kroger are set to report.