A look at business events during the week
TODAY: The bond market is closed for the Columbus Day federal holiday. ... The Nobel economics prize is announced in Stockholm.
TUESDAY: The ports of Seattle and Tacoma will hold a joint meeting at 10 a.m. at Auburn City Hall to vote on an interlocal agreement — the first step in creating the new Seaport Alliance announced last week. Once approved, the ports will seek clearance from the Federal Maritime Commission and spend six months working out the details. ... JPMorgan and Wells Fargo report their third-quarter financial results.
WEDNESDAY: The Washington Employment Security Department issues September employment data for the state and Seattle area. ... Puget Sound Business Journal publisher Gordon Prouty hosts a Q&A with Alan Mulally, former Boeing Commercial Airplanes and Ford CEO. He’ll discuss his time at Ford, his recent appointment to the Google board, and how the Puget Sound region has changed since he left Boeing in 2006; 7-9 a.m. at the Westin Hotel Seattle. ... The Federal Reserve releases its Beige Book summary of regional economic conditions and outlooks. ... Bank of America reports its financial results.
THURSDAY: Google posts its quarterly earnings.