Business events and economic reports scheduled for the coming week:
All times are Eastern.
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 22
WASHINGTON — National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for July, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases minutes from its July interest-rate meeting.
Target reports quarterly financial results before the market open.
THURSDAY, Aug. 23
WASHINGTON — The Commerce Department releases new home sales data for July, 10 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.
FRIDAY, Aug. 24
WASHINGTON — The Commerce Department releases durable goods data for July, 8:30 a.m.