MONDAY: Financial markets reopen to start the new year; pending home sales; farm prices; Treasury securities auction.
TUESDAY: December motor vehicle sales; construction spending.
WEDNESDAY: ADP employment report; productivity and costs; Federal Reserve’s Beige Book report on regional economies; earnings from Monsanto.
THURSDAY: Initial jobless claims; chain-store sales; Bloomberg consumer comfort index; factory orders; earnings from Bed Bath & Beyond, KB Homes.
FRIDAY: December unemployment report; international trade.