A weekly briefing on the economic calendar
Retail sales for November
Business inventories for October
Earnings reports: CKE Restaurants, Cooper Cos.
Trade balance for October
Industrial production for November
Earnings reports: Engineered Support
Systems, Pier 1 Imports, ADC Telecommunications
Earnings reports: Best Buy, Biomet, Lehman Brothers, Lennar Corp., Bed Bath & Beyond, Scholastic Corp.
Housing starts, building permits for November
Earnings reports: Apollo Group, Carnival Corp., FedEx, Goldman Sachs, Rite Aid, 3Com, Adobe Systems, Darden Restaurants, KB Home, Oracle
Consumer Price Index and core CPI for November Earnings reports: CarMax, Circuit City, Family Dollar