MONDAY, Dec. 9
BERLIN — Economy Ministry releases October industrial production figures for Germany, Europe's biggest economy.
TUESDAY, Dec. 10
WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases wholesale trade inventories for October, 10 a.m. Eastern; Labor Department releases job openings and labor turnover survey for October, 10 a.m.
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 11
WASHINGTON — Treasury releases federal budget for November, 2 p.m.
MADRID — Inditex, which owns Zara stores, presents third-quarter results.
THURSDAY, Dec. 12
WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases retail sales data for November, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases business inventories for October, 10 a.m.
GENEVA — The global airline industry issues its annual profit forecast and outlook for the coming year, and reports on its financial condition including what's expected to be a modest improvement in global net profits to $10.6 billion for 2013, mainly based on more passengers and cargo.
FRIDAY, Dec. 13
WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases the Producer Price Index for November, 8:30 a.m.
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