MONDAY: Pending home sales, farm prices, Treasury securities auction.
TUESDAY: November motor vehicle sales, construction spending.
WEDNESDAY: ADP employment report, productivity and costs, Federal Reserve releases monthly Beige Book report on regional economies, earnings from Sears Holdings.
THURSDAY: Chain store sales, factory orders, initial jobless claims, Fed chairman Janet Yellen testifies before Joint Economic Committee in Washington, earnings from Barnes & Noble and Kroger.
FRIDAY: November jobs report, international trade.