FOMC Minutes, Iran, Microsoft, Air Show: Week Ahead Nov. 18-23

Nov. 18 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. Federal Reserve releases minutes this week from the October meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee that will probably give more details behind the decision to continue with $85 billion in monthly bond purchases.

Iran and world powers convene a third round of talks aimed at settling the dispute over the country’s nuclear program.

Microsoft Corp.’s board of directors plans to meet to trim a list of candidates for chief executive officer, according to a person with knowledge of the process.

Euro Finance Week brings together the banking sector’s industry leaders, regulators and policy makers in Frankfurt.

This week also marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy.

Home Depot Inc., EasyJet Plc, J.C. Penney Co., Intuit Inc., Target Corp. and SABMiller Plc release results.

MONDAY, NOV. 18