The Associated Press
Major business events and economic events scheduled for Wednesday:
WASHINGTON â¿¿ Labor Department releases the Producer Price Index for July, 8:30 a.m.
Abercrombie & Fitch Co. releases quarterly financial results.BJ's Wholesale Club Inc. releases quarterly financial results. Deere & Co. releases quarterly financial results. Limited Brands Inc. releases quarterly financial results. Target Corp. releases quarterly financial results. BEIJING â¿¿ U.S. Vice President Biden arrives for talks with China's leaders at a particularly fraught time for the U.S.-China economic relationship. PARIS â¿¿ The French prime minister meets finance and budget ministers to work out measures to further cut the deficit and boost confidence amid market turmoil. LONDON â¿¿ The Bank of England releases minutes from the August meeting of the rate-setting Monetary Policy Committee. LISBON, Portugal â¿¿ Portugal, plagued by recession and a record jobless rate, will auction as much as 1.25 billion euros in short-term debt Wednesday.