A look at business events during the week
TODAY: The Commerce Department reports on new-home sales for July.
TUESDAY: Standard & Poor’s releases its June S&P/Case-Shiller index of home prices in 20 cities, including Seattle. May’s data showed home prices in the Seattle metro area rose again, but the rate of growth slowed in line with a national cooling of a hot market ... The Commerce Department reports on orders for durable goods in July. ... The August Consumer Confidence Index is released by The Conference Board.
THURSDAY: The Commerce Department reports on second-quarter gross domestic product. ... The National Association of Realtors releases its pending-home sales index for July.
FRIDAY: The Commerce Department reports on July personal income and spending.
SUNDAY: Watch The Seattle Times’ Business section for TimesWatch, our monthly look at regional economic indicators that reflect the health of the Puget Sound area’s economy.