Business Events Scheduled For The Coming Week

The Associated Press

MONDAY, Jan. 2

New Year's Day is observed. U.S. stock and bond markets are closed.

TUESDAY, Jan. 3

WASHINGTON â¿¿ Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for December, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases construction spending for November, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases minutes from December interest-rate meeting.

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 4

WASHINGTON â¿¿ Commerce Department releases factory orders for November, 10 a.m.

DETROIT â¿¿ Automakers release vehicle sales for December.

THURSDAY, Jan. 5

WASHINGTON â¿¿ Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; Institute for Supply Management releases its service sector index for December, 10 a.m.

NEW YORK â¿¿ Retailers release December sales comparisons.

Constellation Brands Inc. reports quarterly financial results.

Monsanto Co. reports quarterly financial results.

FRIDAY, Jan. 6

WASHINGTON â¿¿ Labor Department releases employment data for December, 8:30 a.m.

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