Personal Finance

The week ahead: Look for many economic indicators

MONDAY: Existing home sales, Treasury securities auction.

TUESDAY: Gross domestic product, durable goods orders, personal income and outlays, new home sales, consumer sentiment, earnings from Walgreen.

WEDNESDAY: Initial jobless claims, Bloomberg consumer comfort index.

THURSDAY: All U.S. financial markets are closed for Christmas.

FRIDAY: Retailers gear up for returns.