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Business events scheduled for the coming month

Business events and economic reports scheduled for the coming month

Business events scheduled for the coming month

All times are Eastern

FRIDAY, Jan. 1

Stock and bond markets are closed for New Year's Day.

MONDAY, Jan. 4

WASHINGTON -- Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for December, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases construction spending for November, 10 a.m.

TUESDAY, Jan. 5

DETROIT -- Automakers release vehicle sales for December.

BERLIN -- Germany's Federal Labor Agency releases December unemployment figures for Europe's biggest economy.

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 6

WASHINGTON -- Commerce Department releases international trade data for November, 8:30 a.m.; Institute for Supply Management releases its service sector index for December, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases factory orders for November, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases minutes from December interest-rate meeting.

THURSDAY, Jan. 7

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 November, a key indicator for Europe's biggest economy.

FRIDAY, Jan. 8

WASHINGTON -- Labor Department releases employment data for December, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases wholesale trade inventories for November, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases consumer credit data for November, 3 p.m.

BERLIN -- Germany releases industrial production, export and import figures for November.

MONDAY, Jan. 11

TUESDAY, Jan. 12

WASHINGTON -- Labor Department releases job openings and labor turnover survey for November, 10 a.m.

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 13

WASHINGTON -- Treasury releases federal budget for December, 2 p.m.; Federal Reserve releases Beige Book, 2 p.m.

THURSDAY, Jan. 14

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's Federal Statistical Office issues full-year growth figure for the economy, Europe's biggest. NB: they do not issue an official fourth-quarter figure - that only comes in February - though they may give a very rough preliminary estimate, subject to significant change.

FRIDAY, Jan. 15

WASHINGTON -- Commerce Department releases retail sales data for December, 8:30 a.m.; Labor Department releases the Producer Price Index for December, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases industrial production for December, 9:15 a.m.; Commerce Department releases business inventories for November, 10 a.m.

MONDAY, Jan. 18

U.S. stock and bond markets are closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

TUESDAY, Jan. 29

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

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 20

WASHINGTON -- Labor Department releases Consumer Price Index for December, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases housing starts for December, 8:30 a.m.

THURSDAY, Jan. 21

WASHINGTON -- Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.

FRANKFURT, Germany -- The European Central Bank's governing council meets to set monetary policy for the 19-country eurozone.

FRIDAY, Jan. 22

WASHINGTON -- National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for December, 10 a.m.

MONDAY, Jan. 25

BERLIN -- Germany's Ifo institute releases its monthly business confidence index, a key indicator for Europe's biggest economy.

TUESDAY, Jan. 26

WASHINGTON -- Standard & Poor's releases S&P/Case-Shiller index of home prices for November, 9 a.m.; The Conference Board releases the Consumer Confidence Index for January, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve policymakers begin a two-day meeting to set interest rates.

STOCKHOLM -- Ericsson releases fourth-quarter earnings.

FRANKFURT, Germany -- Industrial conglomerate Siemens releases earnings.

TOKYO -- Japan releases trade data for December and 2015.

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 27

WASHINGTON -- Commerce Department releases new home sales for December, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve policymakers meet to set interest rates and release statement, 2 p.m.

THURSDAY, Jan. 28

WASHINGTON -- Commerce Department releases durable goods for December, 8:30 a.m.; Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; National Association of Realtors releases pending home sales index for December, 10 a.m.

MADRID -- National Statistics Institute releases 2015 4th-quarter unemployment figures.

FRIDAY, Jan. 29

WASHINGTON -- Commerce Department releases fourth-quarter gross domestic product, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases international trade data for December, 8:30 a.m.

TOKYO -- Japan releases monthly economic data for December and 2015.