Housing, Hewlett earnings on calendar
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Today's calendar focuses on housing data and Hewlett-Packard's earnings release.
The Commerce Department will release October housing starts at 8:30 a.m. ET. The report is expected to show an annualized reading of 840,000, down from 872,000 the previous month. Economists expect that building permits released at the same time will fall to 870,000 from the previous total of 894,000.
The other big event comes before the bell when computing giant Hewlett-Packard, a member of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, releases results for its fiscal fourth quarter.
Tomorrow's schedule is more active, with weekly jobless claims and consumer sentiment on the docket. Tractor maker Deere will also report earnings.
Fed dominates economic calendar
June 17, 2013
Today's schedule includes the Empire manufacturing index and the NAHB's survey of homebuilder sentiment, but all eyes are will be on the Federal Reserve's interest-rate decision Wednesday.
Few economic reports this week
May 28, 2013
There is relatively little economic data in this holiday-shortened week. Today's calendar brings the Case-Shiller home-price index for March at 9 a.m. ET.
Jobless claims, foreign data on agenda
May 23, 2013
Initial jobless claims are the main item today, but overseas news could affect sentiment as well. Late last night HSBC's preliminary purchasing managers index for China came in at 49.6, a seven-month low.