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.

TUESDAY, Nov. 22

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

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 23

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases durable goods for October, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases new home sales for October, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases minutes from its October interest-rate meeting.

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THURSDAY, Nov. 24

Thanksgiving Day-Markets Closed.

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