Business events and economic reports scheduled for the coming week:
All times are Eastern.
MONDAY, Oct. 3
WASHINGTON " Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for September, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases construction spending for August, 10 a.m.
DETROIT " Automakers release vehicle sales for September.
TOKYO " Bank of Japan Tankan quarterly survey of business sentiment.
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 5
WASHINGTON " Commerce Department releases international trade data for August, 8:30 a.m.; Institute for Supply Management releases its service sector index for September, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases factory orders for August, 10 a.m.
Yum! Brands Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.
THURSDAY, Oct. 6
WASHINGTON "Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.
BERLIN " Germany releases factory orders data for August, a key indicator for Europe's biggest economy.
FRIDAY, Oct. 7
WASHINGTON " Labor Department releases employment data for September, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases wholesale trade inventories for August, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases consumer credit data for August, 3 p.m.
BERLIN " Germany releases industrial production figures for August.
This story has been automatically published from the Associated Press wire which uses US spellings