Business events and economic reports scheduled for the coming week

Economic Indicators Associated Press

All times are Eastern.

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MONDAY, Feb. 23

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

BERLIN — Germany's Ifo institute releases its monthly business confidence index, a key indicator for Europe's biggest economy.

TUESDAY, Feb. 24

WASHINGTON — Standard & Poor's releases S&P/Case-Shiller index of home prices for December and the fourth quarter, 9 a.m.; The Conference Board releases the Consumer Confidence Index for February, 10 a.m.

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WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases new home sales data for January, 10 a.m.


WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases durable goods for January, 8:30 a.m.; Labor Department releases Consumer Price Index for January, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.

BERLIN — Germany releases unemployment figures for February.

FRIDAY, Feb. 27

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases fourth-quarter gross domestic product, 8:30 a.m.; National Association of Realtors releases pending home sales index for January, 10 a.m.

MUNICH — Airbus reports 2014 earnings.