Business events scheduled for the coming week
MONDAY, Oct. 1
WASHINGTON — Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for September, 10 a.m. Eastern; Commerce Department releases construction spending for August, 10 a.m.
BRUSSELS — The European Union releases unemployment figures for August.
TUESDAY, Oct. 2
DETROIT — Automakers release vehicle sales for September.
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 3
WASHINGTON — Institute for Supply Management releases its service sector index for September, 10 a.m.
Marriott International Inc. reports quarterly financial results.
THURSDAY, Oct. 4
WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve releases minutes from its September interest-rate meeting.; Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases factory orders for August, 10 a.m.
NEW YORK — Selected chain retailers release September sales.
FRIDAY, Oct. 5
WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases employment data for September, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases consumer credit data for August, 3 p.m.