Business events and economic reports scheduled for the coming week:

All times are Eastern.

MONDAY, Oct. 30

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases personal income and spending for September, 8:30 a.m.

TUESDAY, Oct. 31

WASHINGTON — Standard & Poor's releases S&P/Case-Shiller index of home prices for August, 9 a.m.; The Conference Board releases the Consumer Confidence Index for October, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve policymakers begin a two-day meeting to set interest rates.

LONDON — Oil giant BP reports third quarter earnings.

Aetna Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market open.

Pfizer Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market open.

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 1

WASHINGTON —Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for October, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases construction spending for September, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve policymakers release a statement on interest rates, 2 p.m.

DETROIT — Automakers release vehicle sales for October.

TOKYO — Honda reports earnings.

Facebook Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the market close.

Tesla Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the market close.

THURSDAY, Nov. 2

WASHINGTON — Payroll processor ADP reports how many jobs private employers added in October, 8:15 a.m.; Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Labor Department releases third-quarter productivity data, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.

LONDON — Oil giant Shell reports third quarter earnings.

Yum Brands Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market open.

Apple Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the market close.

Starbucks Corp. reports quarterly financial results after the market close.

FRIDAY, Nov. 3

WASHINGTON —Labor Department releases employment data for October, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases international trade data for September, 8:30 a.m.; Institute for Supply Management releases its service sector index for October, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases factory orders for September, 10 a.m.

Berkshire Hathaway reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.