Business events and economic reports scheduled for the coming week:

All times are Eastern.

MONDAY, Dec. 12

WASHINGTON — Treasury releases federal budget for November, 2 p.m.

TUESDAY, Dec. 13

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve policymakers begin a two-day meeting to set interest rates.

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 14

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases retail sales data for November, 8:30 a.m.; Labor Department releases the Producer Price Index for November, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases industrial production for November, 9:15 a.m.; Commerce Department releases business inventories for October, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve policymakers release a statement on interest rates, 2 p.m.

MADRID — Spanish fashion retailer Inditex, which owns the Zara store chain, presents third-quarter financial results.

THURSDAY, Dec. 15

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Labor Department releases Consumer Price Index for November, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases current account trade deficit for the third quarter, 8:30 a.m.; Mortgage company Freddie Mac releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; National Association of Home Builders releases housing market index for December, 10 a.m.; Treasury releases international money flows data for October, 4 p.m.

FRIDAY, Dec. 16

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases housing starts for November, 8:30 a.m.