Major business events and economic events scheduled for the coming week (some dates are tentative):
WASHINGTON — Weekly Treasury briefing, auction.
NEW YORK — The Conference Board releases the Consumer Confidence Index, 10 a.m.; Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller releases its October index of home prices, 9 a.m.
LAS VEGAS — Arraignment for Nevada Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki, who is accused of mismanaging a multibillion-dollar college savings program when he was state treasurer.
WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates.
WASHINGTON — New Year’s Day. Treasury closed.
NEW YORK — The Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for December, 10 a.m.
FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS.