Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of Aug. 22-28, 2010. Note that many events, especially court appearances, are subject to change at the last minute.

The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times EST):

SUNDAY: No events of note.

MONDAY: No events of note.

TUESDAY: National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for July, 10 a.m.

WEDNESDAY: Presidential commission on the BP oil spills meets; Commerce Department releases durable goods for July, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases new home sales for July, 10 a.m.; Federal Housing Finance Agency releases June home price index, 10 a.m.; Presidential commission on the BP oil spill meets.

THURSDAY: Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.

FRIDAY: Commerce Department releases second-quarter gross domestic product, 8:30 a.m.

SATURDAY: No events of note.