Business events scheduled for the coming week

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Posted: Aug 24, 2012 2:01 PM

MONDAY, Aug. 27

Tiffany & Co. reports quarterly financial results.

BERLIN — Germany's Ifo institute releases its monthly index of business confidence.

TUESDAY, Aug. 28

WASHINGTON — Standard & Poor's releases S&P/Case-Shiller index of home prices for June and the second quarter, 9 a.m.; The Conference Board releases the Consumer Confidence Index for August, 10 a.m.

French cosmetics company L'Oreal reports financial results.

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 29

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases second-quarter gross domestic product, 8:30 a.m.; National Association of Realtors releases pending home sales index for July, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases Beige Book, 2 p.m.

BERLIN — Germany releases its inflation figure for August; Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti visits Germany for talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

THURSDAY, Aug. 30

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases personal income and spending for July, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.

NEW YORK — Selected chain retailers release August sales.

BERLIN — Germany releases August unemployment figures.

FRIDAY, Aug. 31

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases factory orders for July, 10 a.m.

JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke gives speech in Jackson Hole, Wyo. on monetary policy.

TOKYO — Japan releases industrial production and unemployment data.