Business events scheduled for Wednesday

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Posted: Mar 01, 2011 12:49 PM
Business events scheduled for Wednesday

WASHINGTON _ Federal Reserve releases Beige Book, 2 p.m.

WASHINGTON _ Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the president's budget proposal.

WASHINGTON _ Interior Secretary Ken Salazar testifies separately before the Senate Budget Committee and the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on the president's budget proposal.

WASHINGTON _ Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke testifies about economic policy before the House Financial Services Committee.

Costco Wholesale Corp. releases quarterly financial results.

BJ's Wholesale Club Inc. releases quarterly financial results.

Staples Inc. releases quarterly financial results.

German sportswear maker Adidas AG releases 2010 earnings figures.

LISBON _ Portugal aims to raise up to 1 billion euros in a sale of 6- and 12-month Treasury bills in a test of its ability to raise funds amid a debt crisis. Results expected mid-morning.

BERLIN _ German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann ahead of summit on eurozone reform.

BERLIN _ German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates ahead of summit on eurozone reform.