Major business events and economic events scheduled for the coming week (some dates are tentative):
WASHINGTON — Weekly Treasury briefing, auction.
RICHMOND, Va. — Court hearing on the bankruptcy filing by Circuit City Stores, Inc.
DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreen Co. releases first-quarter financial results.
WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases gross domestic product figures for the third quarter, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases new home sales for November, 10 a.m.; The National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for November, 10 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases personal income for November, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases durable goods for November, 8:30 a.m.; Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates.
WASHINGTON — Christmas holiday. Treasury closed.
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