TODAY

U.S. Commerce Department releases new home sales for July.

Germany's Ifo institute releases its monthly business confidence index, a key indi-cator for Europe's biggest economy and one of South Carolina's largest trading partners.

TUESDAY

U.S. Commerce Department releases durable goods for July.

Standard & Poor's releases S&P/Case-Shiller index of home prices for June and the second quarter.

The Conference Board releases the Consumer Confidence Index for August.

THURSDAY

U.S. Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims

U.S. Commerce Department releases second-quarter GDP.

Freddie Mac releases weekly mortgage rates.

The National Association of Realtors releases pending home sales index for July.

Germany's Federal Labor Agency releases August unemployment figures for Europe's biggest economy.

FRIDAY

U.S. Commerce Department releases personal income and spending for July.

Associated Press