Business events scheduled for the coming week.
All times are Eastern.
TUESDAY, March 17
WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases retail sales data for February, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases industrial production for February, 9:15 a.m.; Labor Department releases job openings and labor turnover survey for January, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve policymakers begin a two-day meeting to set interest rates.
FedEx Corp. reports quarterly results after the market closes.
WEDNESDAY, March 18
WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases housing starts for September, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve policymakers meet to set interest rates; statement and projections due at 2:00 p.m.
THURSDAY, March 19
WASHINGTON — Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.
FRIDAY, March 20
WASHINGTON — National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for February, 10 a.m.