All times are Eastern

All times are Eastern

THURSDAY, Jan. 1

Stock and bond markets are closed for New Year's Day.

VILNIUS, Lithuania — Lithuania joins the eurozone.

FRIDAY, Jan. 2

WASHINGTON — Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for December, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases construction spending for November, 10 a.m.

MONDAY, Jan. 5

DETROIT — Automakers release vehicle sales for December.

TUESDAY, Jan. 6

WASHINGTON — Institute for Supply Management releases its service sector index for December, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases factory orders for November, 10 a.m.

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 7

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases international trade data for November, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases minutes from December interest-rate meeting.

THURSDAY, Jan. 8

WASHINGTON —Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases consumer credit data for November, 3 p.m.

BERLIN — Germany releases November industrial orders figures for Europe's biggest economy.

FRIDAY, Jan. 9

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases employment data for December, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases wholesale trade inventories for November, 10 a.m.

BERLIN — Germany releases November industrial production, export and import figures for Europe's biggest economy.

TUESDAY, Jan. 13

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases job openings and labor turnover survey for November, 10 a.m.; Treasury releases federal budget for December, 2 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 14

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases retail sales data for December, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases business inventories for November, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases Beige Book, 2 p.m.

THURSDAY, Jan. 15

WASHINGTON —Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Labor Department releases the Producer Price Index for December, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.

BERLIN — Germany's Federal Statistical Office releases preliminary full-year economic growth figure for the country's economy, Europe's biggest.

FRIDAY, Jan. 16

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases Consumer Price Index for December, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases industrial production for December, 9:15 a.m.;

MONDAY, Jan. 19

U.S. stock and bond markets are closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

TUESDAY, Jan. 20

WASHINGTON — National Association of Home Builders releases housing market index for January, 10 a.m.

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 21

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases housing starts for December, 8:30 a.m.

THURSDAY, Jan. 22

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.

FRANKFURT, Germany — The European Central Bank's governing council meets to set monetary policy for the 19-nation eurozone.

FRIDAY, Jan. 23

WASHINGTON — National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for December, 10 a.m.

MONDAY, Jan. 26

BERLIN — Germany's Ifo institute releases its monthly business confidence index, a key indicator for Europe's biggest economy.

TUESDAY, Jan. 27

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases durable goods for December, 8:30 a.m.; Standard & Poor's releases S&P/Case-Shiller index of home prices for November, 9 a.m.; Commerce Department releases new home sales for December, 10 a.m.; The Conference Board releases the Consumer Confidence Index for January, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve policymakers begin a two-day meeting to set interest rates.

STOCKHOLM — Ericsson releases fourth-quarter earnings.

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 28

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve policymakers meet to set interest rates and release statement, 2 p.m.

THURSDAY, Jan. 29

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; National Association of Realtors releases pending home sales index for December, 10 a.m.

FRIDAY, Jan. 30

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases fourth-quarter gross domestic product, 8:30 a.m.