Monday, October 12
Columbus Day — Markets Closed
Tuesday, October 13
The Treasury will auction $30 billion of 91-day bills and $30 billion of 182-day discount bills. The 91-day bills are dated Oct. 15 and due Jan. 14, 2010, and the 182-day bills are dated Oct. 15, and due April 15, 2010.
The federal budget deficit or surplus for September and fiscal 2009 are released by the Treasury Department.
Wednesday, October 14
Retail sales for September are released by the Commerce Department.
Import and export price figures for September are released by the Labor Department.
Business inventory and sales figures for August are released by the Commerce Department.
The Federal Open Market Committee releases minutes from its two-day meeting in September.
Thursday, October 15
Initial jobless claims for the week ending Oct. 10 are announced by the Labor Department.
Consumer price figures for September are released by the Labor Department.
Friday, October 16
Industrial production and capacity utilization figures for September are released by the Federal Reserve Board.
Preliminary consumer sentiment figures for October are released by the University of Michigan.