Notable business events scheduled for the coming week:


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


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

Conference Board releases the Consumer Confidence Index for August, 10 a.m.

Federal Reserve releases minutes from interest rate meeting.


Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for August.

Commerce Department releases construction spending for July.

Automakers release vehicle sales for August.


U.S. Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims and second-quarter productivity report.

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

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

Retailers release sales data for August.


Labor Department releases employment data for August.

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