By The Associated Press
MONDAY, Nov. 11
WASHINGTON a¿¿ Bond market closed for Veterans Day. U.S. stock markets are open.
News Corp. reports quarterly results after the market closes.TUESDAY, Nov. 12 WARSAWa¿¿ International shale gas experts and geologists hold a two-day conference on the potential of this energy carrier, on the sidelines of the 19th global climate summit held in Poland, one of Europe's leaders in exploration for shale gas. WEDNESDAY, Nov. 13 WASHINGTON a¿¿ Treasury releases federal budget for October, 2 p.m.; Joint Economic committee hearing on the current economic outlook. Royal Ahold NV reports third quarter earnings. GDF Suez reports its third-quarter earnings. Utility company E.On reports third quarter earnings. Macy's Inc. reports quarterly results before the market opens. Cisco Systems Inc. reports quarterly results after the market closes. THURSDAY, Nov. 14 WASHINGTON a¿¿ Commerce Department releases international trade data for September, 8:30 a.m.; Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Labor Department releases third-quarter productivity data, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases wholesale trade inventories for September, 10 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m. BERLIN a¿¿ Federal Statistical Office releases preliminary third-quarter gross domestic product figures for Germany, Europe's biggest economy. Merck KGaA reports third-quarter earnings. Viacom Inc. reports quarterly results before the market opens. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. reports quarterly results before the market opens. FRIDAY, Nov. 15 WASHINGTON a¿¿ Federal Reserve releases industrial production for October, 9:15 a.m.; Commerce Department releases wholesale trade inventories for September, 10 a.m.