Heads up: A big week for reports on the housing market and other key sectors of the economy. On Monday, the National Association of Realtors...A big week for reports on the housing market and other key sectors of the economy. On Monday, the National Association of Realtors releases figures on existing-home sales for July, while...

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Heads up: A big week for reports on the housing market and other key sectors of the economy. On Monday, the National Association of Realtors releases figures on existing-home sales for July, while the Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller Home Price index for June is out Tuesday, as is the Commerce Department’s July report on new-home sales. Also Tuesday is The Conference Board’s latest consumer-confidence index. The Commerce Department releases the latest data on gross domestic product on Thursday, and July personal-income data on Friday.

Monday: The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission starts three days of hearings related to the takeover of Puget Energy by an international consortium. A Tuesday session will also be held for public comments.

Thursday: Celebrate Express shareholders vote on Liberty Media’s proposed acquisition of the Kirkland-based online retailer.

Friday: As it tries to avoid a crippling strike that would further delay the 787 Dreamliner program, Boeing has promised to deliver its best and final offer to the Machinists union by Labor Day weekend. Expect a week of intensive back-and-forth with details of that final offer by Friday. Union members will vote on the offer Sept. 3.