TODAY

Automakers release vehicle sales for December.

TUESDAY

The Institute for Supply Management releases its service sector index for month of December.

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

WEDNESDAY

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

The Federal Reserve releases minutes from December interest-rate meeting.

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 November.

Germany releases November industrial orders figures for Europe's biggest economy and one of S.C.'s biggest trading partners.

FRIDAY

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

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

Germany releases November industrial production and export and import figures.

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