TODAY

U.S. stock and bond markets are closed for Labor Day.

TUESDAY

Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for August.

U.S. Commerce Department releases construction spending for July.

WEDNESDAY

U.S. Commerce Department releases factory orders for July.

The Federal Reserve releases Beige Book of regional economic conditions.

Automakers release vehicle sales for August.

THURSDAY

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

U.S. Labor Department releases 2nd-quarter productivity data and weekly jobless claims.

Institute for Supply Management releases its service sector index for August.

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

Payroll processor ADP releases private-sector employment figures for August.

Selected chain retailers release August sales.

FRIDAY

U.S. Labor Department releases employment data for August.

Germany's Economy Ministry releases July industrial pro-duction figures for Europe's biggest economy.

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