In a week when Bernie Madoff is sentenced (June 29), there’s bound to be further developments on the Obama regulatory plan. You can listen to last week’s popular Webinar on the report, which we called A New Foundation: The Obama Regulatory Plan, by viewing the archive here.

While you’re at it, you may want to register for this week’s Wednesday Webinar on Asset Allocation Now: Rethinking Portfolio Construction, featuring Roger Gibson.

Two retail sales reports are to be released on June 30–the ICSC Chain Store Sales Index and the Redbook Retail Sales Index. Also on Tuesday the 30th, the April S&P/Case-ShillerHome Price Index will be released along with the June Conference Board Consumer Confidence index.

In a week shortened by the observance of Independence Day on July 3, on July 2 will be released both Weekly Jobless Claims and the June jobless numbers, along with factory orders for May .