Business events scheduled for the coming week
Business events and economic reports scheduled for the coming week:
All times are Eastern.
WEDNESDAY, May 23
WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases new home sales for April, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases minutes from April interest-rate meeting.
Lowe’s Companies Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.
Target Corp. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.
THURSDAY, May 24
WASHINGTON — Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for April, 10 a.m.
FRIDAY, May 25
WASHINGTON —Commerce Department releases durable goods for April, 8:30 a.m.
BERLIN — Germany’s Ifo institute releases its monthly business confidence index, a closely watched indicator for Europe’s biggest economy.