Business events scheduled for the coming month

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Posted: Nov 25, 2009 6:02 PM

TUESDAY, Dec. 1

NEW YORK _ The Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for November, 10 a.m.

WASHINGTON _ National Association of Realtors releases pending home sales index for October, 10 a.m; Commerce Department releases construction spending for October, 10 a.m.

DETROIT _ Major automakers report U.S. auto sales for November.

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. _ Staples Inc. reports third-quarter financial results.

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 2

WASHINGTON _ Federal Reserve releases Beige Book, 2 p.m.

THURSDAY, Dec. 3

WASHINGTON _ Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Labor Department releases revised third-quarter productivity, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates.

NEW YORK _ The Institute for Supply Management releases its service sector index for November, 10 a.m.

NEW YORK _ Retailers report sales results.

HORSHAM, Pa. _ Toll Brothers Inc. reports fourth-quarter financial results.

FRIDAY, Dec. 4

WASHINGTON _ Labor Department releases employment data for November, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases factory orders for October, 10 a.m.

MONDAY, Dec. 7

WASHINTGON _ Federal Reserve releases consumer credit data for October, 3 p.m.

TUESDAY, Dec. 8

WASHINGTON _ Labor Department releases job openings and labor turnover survey for October, 10 a.m.

WEDNEDSAY, Dec. 9

WASHINGTON _ Commerce Department releases wholesale trade inventories for October, 10 a.m.

THURSDAY, Dec. 10

WASHINGTON _ Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases international trade for October, 8:30 a.m.; Treasury releases federal budget for November, 2 p.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates.

FRIDAY, Dec. 11

WASHINGTON _ Commerce Department releases retail sales for November, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases business inventories for October, 10 a.m.

TUESDAY, Dec. 15

WASHINGTON _ Labor Department releases the Producer Price Index for November, 8:30 a.m.; Treasury releases money flows data for October, 9 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases industrial production for November, 9:15 a.m.; National Association of Home Builders releases housing market index for December, 1 p.m.; first day of Federal Reserve interest rate meeting.

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 16

WASHINGTON _ Labor Department releases Consumer Price Index for November, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases housing starts for November, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases current account trade deficit for the third quarter, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve interest rate meeting, announcement expected 2:15 p.m.

THURSDAY, Dec. 17

NEW YORK _ The Conference Board releases leading indicators for November, 10 a.m.

WASHINGTON _ Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates.

TUESDAY, Dec. 22

WASHINGTON _ Commerce Department releases third-quarter gross domestic product, 8:30 a.m.; National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for November, 10 a.m.; Federal Housing Finance Agency releases October home price index, 10 a.m.

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 23

WASHINGTON _ Commerce Department releases personal income and spending for November, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases new home sales for November, 10 a.m.

THURSDAY, Dec. 24

WASHINGTON _ Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases durable goods for November, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates.

FRIDAY, Dec. 25

Christmas Day, markets closed.

TUESDAY, Dec. 29

NEW YORK _ Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller releases its October index of home prices, 9 a.m.; The Conference Board releases the Consumer Confidence Index for December, 10 a.m.

THURSDAY, Dec. 31

WASHINGTON _ Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates.