Business events scheduled for the coming week.
MONDAY, NOV. 18
WASHINGTON -- National Association of Home Builders releases housing market index for November, 10 a.m.
TUESDAY, NOV. 19
WASHINGTON -- Labor Department releases the third-quarter employment cost index, 8:30 a.m.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 20
WASHINGTON -- Commerce Department releases retail sales data for October, 8:30 a.m.; Labor Department releases Consumer Price Index for October, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases business inventories for September, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases minutes from its October interest-rate meeting.; National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for October, 10 a.m.
THURSDAY, NOV. 21
WASHINGTON -- Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Labor Department releases the Producer Price Index for October, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; Conference Board releases leading indicators for October, 10 a.m.
FRIDAY, NOV. 22
WASHINGTON -- Labor Department releases job openings and labor turnover survey for September, 10 a.m.