A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week:
SIZING UP RETAIL SALES
The Commerce Department serves up its monthly tally of U.S. retail sales Tuesday.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Deere & Co. and union officials have reached a third preliminary contract agreement that workers who began striking four weeks ago will vote on soon.
MOLINE, Ill. (AP) — More than 10,000 Deere & Co. workers went on strike Thursday, the first major walkout at the agricultural machinery giant in more than three decades.
The union had said its members would walk off the job if no deal has been reached Wednesday.