For the week of December 26, investors await a slew of economic data points. The markets are closed on Monday in observance of the Christmas holiday on Sunday. On Tuesday, the S&P Corelogic Case-Shiller Home Price Index is out for October at 9 a.m. ET. At 10 a.m., the Conference Board's consumer confidence index is released. On Wednesday, the pending home sales index is out for November at 10 a.m. and is expected to rise 0.5% month-over-month. On Thursday, investors await trade data and weekly jobless claims at 8:30 a.m., along with the weekly EIA Petroleum Status Report at 11 a.m. On Friday, the weekly Baker-Hughes (BHI) rig count is released.