Business events scheduled for the coming week

Markets Associated Press

Business events and economic reports scheduled for the coming week:

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All times are Eastern.

MONDAY, Nov. 14

TOKYO — Japan reports preliminary third-quarter GDP data.

TUESDAY, Nov. 15

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases retail sales data for October, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases business inventories for September, 10 a.m.

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BERLIN — Germany's Federal Statistical Office issues third-quarter growth figure for the economy, Europe's biggest.

The Home Depot Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 16

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases the Producer Price Index for October, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases industrial production for October, 9:15 a.m.; National Association of Home Builders releases housing market index for November, 10 a.m.; Treasury releases international money flows data for September, 4 p.m.

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

Target Corp. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

THURSDAY, Nov. 17

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

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

The Gap Inc. reports