MONDAY: Financial markets open, most banks closed for the Columbus Day holiday; earnings from Commerce Bancshares, Google, J.B. Hunt Transport.
TUESDAY: Treasury securities auction; earnings from Coca-Cola, Intel, Johnson & Johnson.
WEDNESDAY: Consumer price index; Federal Reserve Beige Book report on regional economic conditions; earnings from American Express, Bank of America, eBay, KeyCorp, PepsiCo, U.S. Bancorp.
THURSDAY: Housing starts; initial jobless claims; industrial production; Bloomberg consumer comfort index; earnings from Goldman Sachs, Union Pacific.
FRIDAY: Leading economic indicators; earnings from Apple, General Electric, Honeywell, Kansas City Southern.