Monday: -- Third-quarter current account balance -- Earnings: ACI Worldwide Inc.; Adobe Systems Inc.; Spartech Corp.

Tuesday: -- November housing starts -- Earnings: Applied Signal Technology Inc.; Best Buy Co.; Darden Restaurants Inc.; FactSet Research Systems Inc.; Goldman Sachs Group Inc.; Hovnanian Enterprises Inc.; Nordson Corp.; Palm Inc.; Take-Two Interactive Software Inc.

Wednesday: -- Earnings: Accenture Ltd.; Actuant Corp.; Apogee Enterprises Inc.; CarMax Inc.; General Mills Inc.; Healthways Inc.; Herman Miller Inc.; Joy Global Inc.; Nike Inc.; Oracle Corp.; Paychex Inc.; Steelcase Inc.

Thursday: -- Third-quarter gross domestic product -- November leading economic indicators -- Weekly initial jobless claims -- Earnings: American Greetings Corp.; Bear Stearns Cos.; Cintas Corp.; Circuit City Stores Inc.; Cognos Inc.; ConAgra Foods Inc.; Discover Financial Services; FedEx Corp.; Jabil Circuit Inc.; Red Hat Inc.; Research in Motion Ltd.; Resources Connection Inc.; Rite Aid Corp.; Scholastic Corp.; Stewart Enterprises Inc.; Tibco Software Inc.; Winnebago Industries Inc.; Worthington Industries Inc.

Friday: -- November personal income and spending -- Earnings: Walgreen Co.