Business events and economic reports scheduled for the coming week:
All times are Eastern.
TUESDAY, Jan. 24
WASHINGTON " National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for December, 10 a.m.
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 25
BERLIN " Germany's Ifo institute releases its monthly business confidence index, a key indicator for Europe's biggest economy.
THURSDAY, Jan. 26
WASHINGTON " Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases new home sales for December, 10 a.m.
FRIDAY, Jan. 27
WASHINGTON " Commerce Department releases durable goods for December, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases fourth-quarter gross domestic product, 8:30 a.m.
This story has been automatically published from the Associated Press wire which uses US spellings