Notable business events scheduled for the coming week, including select quarterly earnings releases:


National Association of Home Builders releases housing market index for August.

Lowe's Cos. releases financial results.


Labor Department releases the Producer Price Index for July; Commerce Department releases housing starts for July; Federal Reserve releases industrial production for July.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Home Depot Inc. and TJX Cos. release financial results.


Target Corp. and Limited Brands Ltd. release financial results.


Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims. The Conference Board releases leading indicators for July.

Hewlett-Packard Co., Dell Inc., Sears Holdings Corp. and Gap Inc. release financial results.


Hormel Foods Corp. and J.M. Smucker Co. release financial results.