Business events scheduled for the coming week
By The Associated Press
Aug. 18, 2017
Business events and economic reports scheduled for the coming week:
All times are Eastern.
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 23
WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases new home sales for July, 10 a.m.
Lowe's Companies Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.
THURSDAY, Aug. 24
WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for July, 10 a.m.
FRIDAY, Aug. 25
WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases durable goods for July, 8:30 a.m.
BERLIN — Germany's Ifo institute releases its monthly business confidence index, a key indicator for Europe's biggest economy.