Major business and economic events scheduled for Wednesday.

All times are Eastern.

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases durable goods for September, 8:30 a.m.

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases new home sales for September, 10 a.m.

BERLIN — Germany's Ifo institute releases its monthly business confidence index, a key indicator for Europe's biggest economy.

Boeing Co. reports quarterly financial results before the market open.

Coca-Cola Co. reports quarterly financial results before the market open.

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