Major business events and economic events scheduled for Wednesday:
WASHINGTON _ Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.
WASHINGTON _ Commerce Department releases durable goods for October, personal income and spending for October, 8:30 a.m.
WASHINGTON _ Commerce Department releases new home sales for October, 10 a.m.
MOLINE, Ill. _ Deere & Co. releases fourth-quarter financial results.
NEW YORK _ Tiffany & Co. releases third-quarter financial results.
WASHINGTON _ Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates.
FRANKFURT _ GfK releases monthly German consumer sentiment report.