Here are the major business and economic events scheduled for this week:
Tuesday -- The Conference Board will issue the results of its monthly survey on consumer confidence.
Wednesday -- The Federal Reserve will release its beige book survey of regional economic conditions, and the Commerce Department will report on durable goods orders and new home sales for September.
Thursday -- The Labor Department will issue its report on weekly jobless claims, and Freddie Mac will report on mortgage rates.
Friday -- The Commerce Department will release its report on gross domestic product for the second quarter, and the Labor Department will issue its report on employment cost index for the third quarter.