MONDAY: Existing home sales; Treasury securities auction; earnings from Dillard’s, Kate Spade, Martha Stewart Living, Oneok.
TUESDAY: Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen speaks about monetary policy before the Senate Banking Committee; S&P/Case-Shiller housing index; earnings from Comcast, EPR Properties, Hewlett-Packard, Home Depot, Macy’s, Seaboard.
WEDNESDAY: New home sales; Yellen speaks before the House Financial Services Committee; earnings from Dine Equity, Isle of Capri Casinos, Lowe’s, Sears Holdings, Target, Wendy’s, Westar Energy.
THURSDAY: Consumer price index; initial jobless claims; Bloomberg consumer comfort index; Kansas City Fed’s monthly manufacturing survey; durable goods; earnings from Anheuser-Busch InBev, Deutsche Telekom, Gap, J.C. Penney, Kohl’s.
FRIDAY: Gross domestic product; consumer sentiment; pending home sales; farm prices.