Saturday, December 27, 2014

News
Business events scheduled for the coming week


MONDAY, Nov. 19

WASHINGTON — National Association of Home Builders releases housing market index for November, 10 a.m.; National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for October, 10 a.m.

Lowe's Cos. Inc. reports quarterly financial results.

TUESDAY, Nov. 20

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases housing starts for October, 8:30 a.m.

Best Buy Co. Inc. reports quarterly financial results.

Hewlett-Packard Co. reports quarterly financial results.

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 21

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; Conference Board releases leading indicators for October, 10 a.m.

Deere & Co. reports quarterly financial results.

THURSDAY, Nov. 22

Stock and bond markets closed for Thanksgiving Day.

TOKYO — Japan releases trade data for October.

BRUSSELS — European heads of state meet for a summit to discuss the region's financial crisis. Through Friday.

FRIDAY, Nov. 23

FRANKFURT, Germany — Germany's Ifo institute releases its survey of business optimism, a key leading indicator for Europe's largest economy.