Business events scheduled for the coming week
Business events and economic reports scheduled for the coming week:
All times are Eastern.
MONDAY, Sept. 19
WASHINGTON — National Association of Home Builders releases housing market index for September, 10 a.m.
TUESDAY, Sept. 20
WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases housing starts for August, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve policymakers begin a two-day meeting to set interest rates.
FedEx Corp. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 21
WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve policymakers meet to set interest rates, statement scheduled for 2 p.m.
MADRID — Spanish fashion retailer Inditex, which owns the Zara store chain, presents first-half financial results.
THURSDAY, Sept. 22
WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for August, 10 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.