Futures and Options: Business-related events for week of Aug. 15
}Congress in recess all week.
}Empire State Manufacturing survey released.
}National Association of Home Builders housing market index released.
}Lowe’s and Sysco earnings reports.
}Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International opens four-day conference; Walter E. Washington Convention Center.
}Housing starts data reported.
}Import and export price reports.
}Industrial production index.
}Home Depot, Saks, Wal-Mart earnings reports.
}Producer price index released.
}Target earnings report.
}Consumer price index reported.
}Existing-home sales data released.
}Philadelphia Fed outlook for manufacturing released.
}Dollar Tree, Gap, Hewlett-Packard earnings reports.
}Books-A-Million, Williams-Sonoma earnings reports.