By The Associated Press
TUESDAY, Jan. 1
Stock and bond markets are closed for New Year's Day.
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 2WASHINGTON â¿¿ Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for December, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases construction spending for November, 10 a.m. THURSDAY, Jan. 3 WASHINGTON â¿¿ Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases minutes from December interest-rate meeting. DETROIT â¿¿ Automakers release vehicle sales for December. NEW YORK â¿¿ Selected chain retailers release December sales comparisons. FRIDAY, Jan. 4 WASHINGTON â¿¿ Labor Department releases employment data for December, 8:30 a.m.; Institute for Supply Management releases its service sector index for December, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases factory orders for November, 10 a.m.