c.2013 New York Times News Service

c.2013 New York Times News Service


Data to be released this week includes construction spending for August, the Institute of Supply Managementís manufacturing index for September and auto sales for September (Tuesday); the ADP employment report (Wednesday); initial jobless claims for the latest week, the Challenger report on job cuts, factory orders for August and the ISM nonmanufacturing index (Thursday); and the Labor Departmentís employment report for September.


Companies scheduled to report include Walgreen (Tuesday); Monsanto and Tesco (Wednesday); and Constellation Brands (Thursday).


On Tuesday, the Empire State Realty Trust is expected to price its initial public offering, the House Financial Services Committee is set to hold a hearing on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and the Senate Banking Committee is scheduled to hold a hearing on housing finance.

On Wednesday, the Commodity Futures Trading Commissionís rules on swaps will take effect; the Federal Reserve chairman, Ben S. Bernanke, is set to speak at a conference of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; and the Senate Banking committee is scheduled to hold a hearing on U.S. manufacturing.

On Thursday, the Senate Agriculture Committee is set to hold a hearing on biofuels.

On Friday, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York will hold a conference, with a key speaker being its president, William C. Dudley.


On Tuesday, the European Union will report on eurozone unemployment; Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan will discuss a corporate tax proposal; and the World Bankís president, Jim Yong Kim, will discuss the state of global poverty.

On Wednesday, the European Central Bank is due to issue its latest decision on monetary policy, and the International Monetary Fund is scheduled to release a report on global financial stability.

On Thursday, the IMFís managing director, Christine Lagarde, will discuss the global economic outlook.