All times are Eastern
MONDAY, Sept. 1
U.S. stock and bond markets are closed for Labor Day.
TUESDAY, Sept. 2
WASHINGTON — Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for August, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases construction spending for July, 10 a.m.
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 3
WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases factory orders for July, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases Beige Book, 2 p.m.
DETROIT — Automakers release vehicle sales for August.
THURSDAY, Sept. 4
WASHINGTON — Payroll processor ADP releases private-sector employment figures for August, 8:15 a.m.; Commerce Department releases international trade data for July, 8:30 a.m.; Labor Department releases second-quarter productivity data, 8:30 a.m.; Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Institute for Supply Management releases its service sector index for August, 10 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.
NEW YORK — Selected chain retailers release August sales.
FRANKFURT, Germany — European Central Bank meets to set monetary policy.
BERLIN — Germany releases July industrial orders.
FRIDAY, Sept. 5
WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases employment data for August, 8:30 a.m.
BERLIN — Germany releases July industrial production data.