All times are Eastern

All times are Eastern

THURSDAY, Oct. 1

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for September, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases construction spending for August, 10 a.m.

DETROIT — Automakers release vehicle sales for September.

FRIDAY, Oct. 2

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases employment data for September, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases factory orders for August, 10 a.m.

MONDAY, Oct. 5

WASHINGTON —Institute for Supply Management releases its service sector index for September, 10 a.m.

TUESDAY, Oct. 6

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases international trade data for August, 8:30 a.m.

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

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 7

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve releases consumer credit data for August, 3 p.m.

BERLIN — Germany releases August industrial production figures for Europe's biggest economy.

THURSDAY, Oct. 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 minutes from its September interest-rate meeting.

BERLIN — Germany releases August export and import figures for the country's economy, Europe's biggest.

FRIDAY, Oct. 9

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases wholesale trade inventories for August, 10 a.m.

MONDAY, Oct. 12

Columbus Day- bond market closed.

STOCKHOLM — Winner(s) of the 2015 Nobel Prize in economics announced.

TUESDAY, Oct. 13

WASHINGTON —Treasury releases federal budget for fiscal year 2015, 2 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 14

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases the Producer Price Index for September, 8:30 a.m. Commerce Department releases retail sales data for September, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases business inventories for August, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases Beige Book, 2 p.m.

THURSDAY, Oct. 15

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

FRIDAY, Oct. 16

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve releases industrial production for September, 9:15 a.m.; Labor Department releases job openings and labor turnover survey for August, 10 a.m.

MONDAY, Oct. 19

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

TUESDAY, Oct. 20

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

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 21

TOKYO — Japan monthly trade data for September.

THURSDAY, Oct. 22

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 existing home sales for September, 10 a.m.

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

FRIDAY, Oct. 23

STOCKHOLM — Wireless equipment maker Ericsson releases its third-quarter earnings report.

MONDAY, Oct. 26

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases new home sales for September, 10 a.m.

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

TUESDAY, Oct. 27

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

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 28

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve policymakers meet to set interest rates.

THURSDAY, Oct. 29

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases third-quarter gross domestic product, 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 September, 10 a.m.

BERLIN — Germany releases unemployment figures for October.

FRIDAY, Oct. 30

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases personal income and spending for September, 8:30 a.m.; Labor Department releases the third-quarter employment cost index, 8:30 a.m.