WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Investors are hoping the week's jobless claims are down. The number can be a market-mover.
Also today, traders will get a look at July's leading economic indicators from the Conference Board and Freddie Mac's weekly mortgage rates.
Two more retailers will report their quarterly financial results today. The earnings report from Sears will be out before the opening bell on Wall Street. And Gap reports results after the close of trading.