Wednesday:
• At 7:00 AM ET, The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) will release the results for the mortgage purchase applications index.

• At 8:30 AM, Retail sales for October be released.  The consensus is for a 0.1% increase in retail sales.

• Also at 8:30 AM, The New York Fed Empire State manufacturing survey for November. The consensus is for a reading of 26.0, down from 30.2.

• At 10:00 AM, Manufacturing and Trade: Inventories and Sales (business inventories) report for September.  The consensus is for a 0.1% increase in inventories.

• During the day: The AIA's Architecture Billings Index for October (a leading indicator for commercial real estate).