The week ahead in business

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Economic reports­ Producer Price Index for January; housing starts for January Weekly jobless claims; Consumer Price Index for January; used home sales for January; Philadelphia Fed index for February; leading economic indicators for January
Earnings Medtronic, Dell, Marriott International Dish Network, Toll Brothers Safeway, Walmart, American International Group, Hewlett-Packard, Nordstrom Interpublic Group
NewsmakersFinancial markets, government offices, most businesses closed for Presidents Day. FCC votes on rules to open more airwaves for Wi-Fi use; Fed releases minutes of Jan. 29-30 meeting.

European Commission publishes new forecasts for eurozone economy.