Business glance


• Spain releases second-quarter gross domestic product.


• Commerce Department releases personal income and spending for June; Labor Department releases second-quarter employment cost index; Standard & Poor’s releases S&P/Case-Shiller index of home prices for May; Federal Reserve policymakers meet to set interest rates.

• The Conference Board releases the Consumer Confidence Index for July.


• Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for July; Commerce Department releases construction spending for June.

• Automakers release vehicle sales for July.

• Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims; Freddie Mac releases weekly mortgage rates; Commerce Department releases factory orders for June.

• Selected chain retailers release July sales.


• WASHINGTON – Labor Department releases employment data for July.

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