Business events scheduled for the coming week.

Business events and economic reports scheduled for the coming week.

All times are Eastern.

MONDAY, Aug. 17

WASHINGTON — National Association of Home Builders releases housing market index for August, 10 a.m.; Treasury releases international money flows data for June, 4 p.m.

TUESDAY, Aug. 18

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases housing starts for July, 8:30 a.m.

Home Depot Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

Walmart Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 19

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve releases minutes from its July interest-rate meeting, 2 p.m.

Target Corp. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

THURSDAY, Aug. 20

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly report on unemployment benefits, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.

FRIDAY, Aug. 21

WASHINGTON — National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for July, 10 a.m.