TUESDAY

U.S. Commerce Department releases June factory orders.

The Institute for Supply Management releases its service sector index for July.

Automaker BMW, which has a large assembly plant in South Carolina, reports second-quarter earnings.

WEDNESDAY

U.S. Commerce Department releases international trade data for June.

Germany's Economy Ministry releases June industrial orders figures for Europe's biggest economy and one of S.C.'s largest trading partners.

THURSDAY

U.S. Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims.

Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates.

The Federal Reserve releases consumer credit data for June.

Selected chain retailers release July sales.

Germany's European Central Bank's governing council meets to set monetary policy for the eurozone.

Germany's Economy Ministry releases June industrial production figures.

FRIDAY

U.S. Labor Department releases second-quarter productivity data

U.S. Commerce Department releases wholesale trade inventories for June.

Germany releases export and import data for June.

Associated Press