The Associated PressMONDAY, Jan. 9 WASHINGTON â¿¿ Federal Reserve releases consumer credit data for November, 3 p.m. Alcoa Inc. reports quarterly financial results. BERLIN â¿¿ German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets French President Nicolas Sarkozy to discuss the eurozone debt crisis. BERLIN â¿¿ Germany releases export and import data for November and industrial production figures. TUESDAY, Jan. 10 WASHINGTON â¿¿ Commerce Department releases wholesale trade inventories for November, 10 a.m.; Labor Department releases job openings and labor turnover survey for November, 10 a.m. WEDNESDAY, Jan. 11 WASHINGTON â¿¿ Federal Reserve releases Beige Book, 2 p.m. Lennar Corp. reports quarterly financial results. SuperValu Inc. reports quarterly financial results. BERLIN â¿¿ Italian Premier Mario Monti meets Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin as part of efforts to calm the eurozone debt crisis. BERLIN â¿¿ Germany releases 2011 growth figures for the country's economy, Europe's biggest. THURSDAY, Jan. 12 WASHINGTON â¿¿ Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases retail sales data for December, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases business inventories for November, 10 a.m.; Treasury releases federal budget for December, 2 p.m. FRANKFURT, Germany â¿¿ European Central Bank's governing council meets to set interest rates for the eurozone. FRIDAY, Jan. 13 WASHINGTON â¿¿ Commerce Department releases international trade data for November, 8:30 a.m. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reports quarterly financial results.
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