Business events scheduled for the coming week

Business events and economic reports scheduled for the coming week.

All times are Eastern.

MONDAY, Oct. 19

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

TUESDAY, Oct 20

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

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 21

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve releases Beige Book, 2 p.m.

THURSDAY, Oct. 22

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.; National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for September, 10 a.m.