Major business and economic events scheduled for Tuesday:
All times are Eastern.
WASHINGTON — Standard & Poor's releases S&P/Case-Shiller index of home prices for June and the second quarter, 9 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases new home sales for July, 10 a.m.
WASHINGTON — The Conference Board releases the Consumer Confidence Index for August, 10 a.m.
BERLIN — Germany's Ifo institute releases its monthly business confidence index, a key indicator for Europe's biggest economy.