Business events scheduled for the coming week
MONDAY, Sept. 24
BERLIN — Germany's Ifo institute releases its monthly index of business confidence.
TUESDAY, Sept. 25
WASHINGTON — Standard & Poor's releases S&P/Case-Shiller index of home prices for July, 9 a.m.
NEW YORK — The Conference Board releases the Consumer Confidence Index for September, 10 a.m.
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 26
WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases new home sales for August, 10 a.m.
THURSDAY, Sept. 27
WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases durable goods for August, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases second-quarter gross domestic product, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; National Association of Realtors releases pending home sales index for August, 10 a.m.
Discover Financial Services reports quarterly financial results.
Nike Inc. reports quarterly financial results.
Hennes & Mauritz AB, the Swedish retailer that runs H&M stores, reports quarterly financial results.
BERLIN — Germany releases September unemployment figures.
FRIDAY, Sept. 28
WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases personal income and spending for August, 8:30 a.m.
Walgreen Co. reports quarterly financial results.