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.


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


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.
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