Tuesday: -- August wholesale inventories -- Earnings: Alcoa Inc.; Chattem Inc.; Genentech Inc.

Wednesday: -- Federal Reserve meeting minutes -- Earnings: Gannett Co.; Host Hotels & Resorts Inc.; M&T Bank Corp.; Ruby Tuesday Inc.; Sealy Corp.; Yum Brands Inc.

Thursday: -- August trade balance -- Fed beige book -- Weekly initial jobless claims -- Earnings: Costco Wholesale Corp.; Domino's Pizza Inc.; Genzyme Corp.; MGIC Investment Corp.; PepsiCo Inc.; Polaris Industries Inc.; Winnebago Industries Inc.

Friday: -- September retail sales -- August business inventories -- Earnings: Regions Financial Corp.; Sensient Technologies Corp.