Business events and economic reports scheduled for the coming week

Markets Associated Press

All times are Eastern.

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TUESDAY, Aug. 11

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases second-quarter productivity data, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases wholesale trade inventories for June, 10 a.m.

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 12

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases job openings and labor turnover survey for June, 10 a.m.; Treasury releases federal budget for July, 2 p.m.

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

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Macy's Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

THURSDAY, Aug. 13

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases retail sales data for July, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases business inventories for June, 10 a.m.

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Shipping giant AP Moller-Maersk presents second-quarter earnings.

SEOUL — Bank of Korea holds a monthly rate-setting meeting.

FRIDAY, Aug. 14

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases the Producer Price Index for July, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases industrial production for July, 9:15 a.m.

BERLIN — Germany's Federal Statistical Office releases second-quarter gross domestic product figure for the country's economy, Europe's biggest.

J.C. Penny Co. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.