Some key monthly economic reports that could shake up the stock market come out this week.
Heads up: Some key monthly economic reports that could shake up the stock market come out this week. Tuesday: the Producer Price Index and retail-sales figures. Wednesday: the Consumer Price Index. Thursday: housing-start and industrial-production figures.
Monday: Cell Therapeutics releases third-quarter financial results, fresh off announcing positive results from a clinical trial of one of its leading drug candidates.
Tuesday: Statewide and local unemployment figures for October are released. … The white-collar union at Boeing, the Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace, is due to get a final contract offer from the company. The union’s executive council plans to present the offer to members, along with a recommendation. … Washington Mutual hosts its annual New York Investor Day, beginning at 5:15 a.m. Seattle time. Listen in at 866-770-7125, pass code 80613459. A replay will be available for a week at 888-286-8010, pass code 55317686.
Wednesday: Boeing begins a two-day 787 customer summit at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center in Seattle. … Safeco presents its corporate-business strategy over the Internet at 6 a.m. To participate, go to www.safeco.com/irwebcast and follow the link to register. People are encouraged to sign up for the presentation early.