Lennar reports third-quarter fiscal-2021 results.
Merck presents data on its portfolio of cancer drugs, in
conjunction with the European Society for Medical Oncology's 2021
The National Association of Home Builders releases its Housing
Market Index for September. Economists forecast a 73 reading, two
points below August's figure, which was the lowest in more than a
Adobe, AutoZone, and FedEx release earnings.
Biogen hosts an investor day to discuss its pipeline of
The Census Bureau reports on new residential construction for
August. Consensus estimate is for a seasonally adjusted annual rate
of 1.55 million housing starts, 1% higher than the July level.
Housing starts are down from their post--financial crisis peak of
1.725 million, reached in March of this year.
General Mills reports first-quarter fiscal-2022 results.
Boston Scientific, Weyerhaeuser, and Yum China Holdings host
their 2021 investor days.
The Bank of Japan announces its monetary-policy decision. The
BOJ is widely expected to keep its key short-term interest rate
unchanged at minus 0.1%, as Tokyo and other regions remain in a
state of emergency through the end of September due to the Covid-19
The National Association of Realtors reports existing-home sales
for August. Expectations are for a seasonally adjusted annual rate
of 578,000 homes sold, down 3.5% from July's 599,000.
Accenture, Costco Wholesale, Darden Restaurants, and Nike hold
conference calls to discuss their quarterly results.
Salesforce.com holds its 2021 investor day. CEO Marc Benioff and
Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield will be among the participants.
Salesforce completed its $28 billion acquisition of Slack this
The Conference Board releases its Leading Economic Index for
August. Economists forecast a 0.5% month-over-month rise, after a
0.9% increase in July. The Conference Board currently projects 6%
gross-domestic-product growth for 2021, and 4% for 2022.
Kansas City Southern hosts a special shareholder meeting to vote
on a proposed merger with Canadian Pacific Railway.
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