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The week ahead in business

Business events scheduled for the coming week:

MONDAY

WASHINGTON -- Commerce Department releases personal income and spending for December. Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for January. Commerce Department releases construction spending for December

Earnings reports: Aetna, Mattel, Rent-A-Center, Sysco

TUESDAY

DETROIT -- Automakers release vehicle sales for January.

BERLIN -- Germany's Federal Labor Agency releases January unemployment figures for Europe's biggest economy.

Earnings reports: ADT, Chipolte Mexican Grill, Dow Chemical, Exxon Mobil, Michael Kors, Nintendo, Pfizer, United Parcel Service, Wendy's, Wynn Resorts, Yahoo

WEDNESDAY

WASHINGTON -- Institute for Supply Management releases its service sector index for January.

Earnings reports: Allstate, Buffalo Wild Wings, CBL & Associates, Comcast, General Motors, International Paper, Marathon Petroleum, Merck, Murphy USA, Southern Co., Yum Brands

THURSDAY

WASHINGTON -- Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims. Labor Department releases fourth-quarter productivity data. Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates. Commerce Department releases factory orders for December.

Earnings reports: Daimler, Dunkin' Brands, Linkedin, Penn National Gaming, Philip Morris, Ralph Lauren, Valero Energy

FRIDAY

WASHINGTON -- Labor Department releases employment data for January. Commerce Department releases international trade data for December. Federal Reserve releases consumer credit data for December.

BERLIN -- Germany releases factory orders data for December, a key indicator for Europe's biggest economy.

Earnings reports: Cable One, MGM Holdings, Toyota, Tyson Foods, Volvo

-- Staff, wire reports

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