Rob Tiede

Sonoco CEO Rob Tiede will provode financial analysts with a overview of the Hartsville-based packaging company's strategic plan on Friday. File/Provided


AutoZone releases quarterly financial results.

U.S. Commerce Department releases its monthly report on construction spending for October.

The Institute for Supply Management releases its Purchasing Managers Index for November.


Major carmakers release vehicle sales figures for November. Inc. releases quarterly financial results.


Campbell Soup Co., H&R Block and Lululemon Athletica  release quarterly financial results.

The Mortgage Bankers Association releases its weekly report on mortgage applications.

Payroll processor ADP releases its employment survey for November. 


Science Applications International Corp., a big player in the Charleston region's defense contracting industry, releases quarterly financial results. Other companies reporting earnings include: Harris Teeter parent Kroger Co., Dollar General, Big Lots, Broadcom, Ulta Beauty, Michaels Cos., Tiffany & Co., Hovanian Enterprises, Ingles Markets, J. Jill and Signet Jewelers.

Home loan financer Freddie Mac releases its survey of weekly mortgage rates. Last week, they rebounded slightly after sinking to their lowest levels in six weeks. The 30-year fixed-rate average ticked up to 3.68% from  3.66%. The 15-year fixed-rate average was unchanged at 3.15%.

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

U.S. Department of Labor releases initial jobless claims numbers for November.

U.S. Department of Commerce releases trade deficit figures for October.


Sonoco Products, one of South Carolina's largest publicly traded companies, holds its annual meeting with financial analysts in New York City starting at 8 a.m. Among the investor presentations, CEO Rob Tiede will provide a strategic overview of the Hartsville-based packaging giant. The webcast will be available at under the "Investor Relations" tab.

U.S. Department of Labor releases its monthly jobs report for November.