Business events scheduled for the coming week
Business events and economic reports scheduled for the coming week:
All times are Eastern.
MONDAY, March 18
National Association of Home Builders releases housing market index for March, 10 a.m.
TUESDAY, March 19
WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve policymakers begin a two-day meeting to set interest rates. NOTE: The Commerce Department is postponing the release of housing starts for September.
FedEx reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.
WEDNESDAY, March 20
WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve policymakers meet to set interest rates; statement and projections due at 2:00 p.m.
THURSDAY, March 21
WASHINGTON —National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for February, 10 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m. NOTE: The Commerce Department is postponing the release of the current account trade measure for the fourth quarter.
FRIDAY, March 22
WASHINGTON — Treasury releases federal budget February, 2 p.m.