Business events scheduled for the coming month

Business events and economic reports scheduled for the coming month

Associated Press

All times are Eastern

MONDAY, Feb. 2

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases personal income and spending for December, 8:30 a.m.; Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for January, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases construction spending for December, 10 a.m.

Exxon Mobil Corp. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

TUESDAY, Feb. 3

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases factory orders for December, 10 a.m.

DETROIT — Automakers release vehicle sales for January.

LONDON — BP PLC reports fourth quarter earnings as energy companies grapple with a drop in oil prices.

PARIS — Luxury goods group LVMH reports 2014 earnings.

TOKYO — Panasonic reports earnings highlighting the strong dollar that's helping Japanese electronics companies.

Aetna Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

United Parcel Service Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

Walt Disney Co. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 4

WASHINGTON — Institute for Supply Management releases its service sector index for January, 10 a.m.

TOKYO — Sony reports earnings.

TOKYO — Toyota reports earnings.

General Motors Co. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

Merck & Co. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

Yum Brands reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.

THURSDAY, Feb. 5

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Labor Department releases fourth-quarter productivity data, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases international trade data for December, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.

FRANKFURT, Germany — Automaker Daimler AG, maker of Mercedes-Benz cars, announces fourth-quarter earnings.

PARIS — Drug maker Sanofi SA reports 2014 earnings.

Philip Morris International Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

LinkedIn Corp. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.

Twitter Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.

FRIDAY, Feb. 6

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases employment data for January, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases consumer credit data for December, 3 p.m.

MONDAY, Feb. 9

BERLIN — Germany releases December export and import figures for the country's economy, Europe's biggest.

TOKYO — Nissan reports earnings.

TUESDAY, Feb. 10

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases wholesale trade inventories for December, 10 a.m.; Labor Department releases job openings and labor turnover survey for December, 10 a.m.

TOKYO — Softbank, which has bought Sprint, reports earnings.

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 11

WASHINGTON — Treasury releases federal budget for January, 2 p.m.

ROME — Unicredit, Italy's largest bank by assets, reports full-year and fourth-quarter 2014 earnings.

THURSDAY, Feb. 12

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases retail sales data for January, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases business inventories for December, 10 a.m.

PARIS — Car maker Renault reports 2014 earnings.

PARIS — French oil company Total SA reports 2014 earnings.

PARIS — French drinks company Pernod Ricard reports earnings for its July-to-December fiscal first half.

PARIS — French cosmetics maker L'Oreal reports 2014 earnings.

FRIDAY, Feb. 13

BERLIN — Germany's Federal Statistical Office releases fourth-quarter gross domestic product figures for the country's economy, Europe's biggest.

ROME — Italian oil giant Eni reports full-year and fourth-quarter 2014 earnings.

MONDAY, Feb. 16

U.S. stock and bond markets are closed for Washington's Birthday.

TOKYO — Release of Japan's fourth-quarter 2014 GDP will show if the world's No. 3 economy remains in recession. Comes a day before a monetary policy meeting by the Bank of Japan.

TUESDAY, Feb. 17

WASHINGTON — National Association of Home Builders releases housing market index for February, 10 a.m.

PARIS — French luxury goods group Kering reports 2014 earnings.

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 18

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases the Producer Price Index for January, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases housing starts for January, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases industrial production for January, 9:15 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases minutes from January interest-rate meeting.

TOKYO — Monetary policy meeting by the Bank of Japan wraps up.

THURSDAY, Feb. 19

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.

TOKYO — Japan trade data for January will likely show the impact of lower oil prices, though that will be dented by a weakening of the yen against the dollar.

FRIDAY, Feb. 20

MONDAY, Feb. 23

WASHINGTON —National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for January, 10 a.m.

BERLIN — Germany's Ifo institute releases its monthly business confidence index, a key indicator for Europe's biggest economy.

TUESDAY, Feb. 24

WASHINGTON — Standard & Poor's releases S&P/Case-Shiller index of home prices for December and the fourth quarter, 9 a.m.; The Conference Board releases the Consumer Confidence Index for February, 10 a.m.

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 25

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases new home sales for January, 10 a.m.

THURSDAY, Feb. 26

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases durable goods for January, 8:30 a.m.; Labor Department releases Consumer Price Index for January, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.

BERLIN — Germany releases unemployment figures for February.

FRIDAY, Feb. 27

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases fourth-quarter gross domestic product, 8:30 a.m.; National Association of Realtors releases pending home sales index for January, 10 a.m.

MUNICH — Airbus reports 2014 earnings.

TOKYO — January monthly data for Japan.

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