A look at business events during the week
TODAY: The National Association of Realtors issues its pending home-sales index for September. ... Local earnings reports: HomeStreet, Plum Creek Timber, Symetra, T-Mobile US.
TUESDAY: The annual British American Business Council aerospace conference is held at the Museum of Flight in Seattle, with sessions by Airbus on its A320neo jet family, Boeing on industry trends, NASA on future airplane concepts and the UW on composite technologies. ... Standard & Poor’s releases the S&P/Case-Shiller index of August home prices for 20 cities, including Seattle. ... Earnings report: Paccar. ... The Conference Board releases the Consumer Confidence Index for October.
WEDNESDAY: Federal Reserve policymakers conclude their two-day monetary-policy meeting. ... Earnings reports: F5 Networks, CTI BioPharma
THURSDAY: Starbucks reports its fiscal fourth-quarter results. Analysts will be looking for forecasts about the holiday season, an important moneymaker for the coffee company as millions of Americans load up on gift cards. Analysts expect the company to post quarterly earnings of 74 cents a share on $4.23 billion in revenue. ... Other earnings reports: Expedia, Blue Nile, Outerwall, Trupanion, Seattle Genetics. ... The Commerce Department reports on third-quarter gross domestic product.
FRIDAY: Earnings report: Weyerhaeuser. ... The Commerce Department releases personal income and spending data for September.