Business events scheduled for the coming week
TUESDAY, Sept. 18
WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases current account trade deficit for the second quarter, 8:30 a.m. Eastern; National Association of Home Builders releases housing market index for September, 10 a.m.
FedEx Corp. reports quarterly financial results.
Manchester United PLC reports quarterly financial results.
BERLIN — Germany's ZEW institute releases its monthly investor confidence index.
LONDON — Britain releases monthly inflation data.
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 19
WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases housing starts for August, 8:30 a.m.; National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for August, 10 a.m.
THURSDAY, Sept. 20
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 August, 10 a.m.
Oracle Corp. reports quarterly financial results.
FRIDAY, Sept. 21
Darden Restaurants Inc. reports quarterly financial results.