Business events scheduled for the coming week

Business events and economic reports scheduled for the coming week:

All times are Eastern.

MONDAY, Sept. 19

WASHINGTON " National Association of Home Builders releases housing market index for September, 10 a.m.

TUESDAY, Sept. 20

WASHINGTON " Commerce Department releases housing starts for August, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve policymakers begin a two-day meeting to set interest rates.

FedEx Corp. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 21

WASHINGTON " Federal Reserve policymakers meet to set interest rates, statement scheduled for 2 p.m.

MADRID " Spanish fashion retailer Inditex, which owns the Zara store chain, presents first-half financial results.

THURSDAY, Sept. 22

WASHINGTON " Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for August, 10 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.

This story has been automatically published from the Associated Press wire which uses US spellings

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