Business Events Scheduled For The Coming Week

By The Associated Press

MONDAY, Aug. 26

WASHINGTON â¿¿ Commerce Department releases durable goods for July, 8:30 a.m.

TUESDAY, Aug. 27

WASHINGTON â¿¿ Standard & Poor's releases S&P/Case-Shiller index of home prices for June and the second quarter, 9 a.m.; The Conference Board releases the Consumer Confidence Index for August, 10 a.m.

BERLIN â¿¿ Germany's Ifo institute releases its monthly index of business confidence, a closely watched indicator for Europe's biggest economy.

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 28

WASHINGTON â¿¿ National Association of Realtors releases pending home sales index for July, 10 a.m.

THURSDAY, Aug. 29

WASHINGTON â¿¿ Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases second-quarter gross domestic product, 8:30 a.m.

BERLIN â¿¿ Germany releases unemployment figures for August.

FRIDAY, Aug. 30

WASHINGTON â¿¿ Commerce Department releases personal income and spending for July, 8:30 a.m.

Copyright 2011 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

More from Opinion

Red Hat CFO Tells TheStreet: Tech Trends Are Still in Our Favor

Red Hat CFO Tells TheStreet: Tech Trends Are Still in Our Favor

Throwback Thursday: Intel Edition

Throwback Thursday: Intel Edition

Intel's Next CEO Should Try Harder to Protect Its Flanks Against AMD and Others

Intel's Next CEO Should Try Harder to Protect Its Flanks Against AMD and Others

3 Warren Buffett Stock Picks That Could Be Perfect for Your Retirement Portfolio

3 Warren Buffett Stock Picks That Could Be Perfect for Your Retirement Portfolio

Wednesday Wrap-Up: GE and Facebook

Wednesday Wrap-Up: GE and Facebook