Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of March 6-12, 2011. 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: Federal Reserve releases consumer credit data for January, 3 p.m.
TUESDAY: No events of note.
WEDNESDAY: Commerce Department releases wholesale trade inventories for January, 10 a.m.
THURSDAY: Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases international trade for January, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; Treasury releases federal budget for February, 2 p.m.
FRIDAY: Commerce Department releases retail sales for February, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases business inventories for January, 10 a.m.; Labor Department releases job openings and labor turnover survey for January, 10 a.m.
SATURDAY: No events of note.
SUNDAY, MARCH 6:
No events of note.
MONDAY, MARCH 7:
Vice President Joe Biden visits Finland, Russia and Moldova during the week of March 7.
Washington _ President Barack Obama meets with Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard.
Washington _ Supreme Court issues orders.
TUESDAY, MARCH 8:
President Barack Obama visits a Boston school to promote his education agenda.
Washington _ Supreme Court on break until March 21.
Washington _ Senate Budget Committee hearing on the report by the presidential deficit commission.
Washington _ Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood testified before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee about the president's budget proposal.
Washington _ Interior Secretary Ken Salazar testifies before a House Appropriations subcommittee.
Washington _ White House budget director Jacob Lew testifies before the House Appropriations Committee.
Brown-Forman Corp. releases quarterly financial results.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9:
Washington _ Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano testifies at an oversight hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Washington _ Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation forum.
Washington _ U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk testifies before the Senate Finance Committee on the president's trade agenda.
Washington _ Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on the housing market.
Washington _ FBI Director Robert Mueller testifies before a House Appropriations subcommittee.
Washington _ Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood testifies before a House Appropriations subcommittee.
Washington _ Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testifies before a House Appropriations subcommittee.
Washington _ Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testifies before a House Appropriations subcommittee.
H&R Block, Inc. releases quarterly financial results.
Lisbon _ Portugal, trying to avoid asking for a bailout, aims to borrow up to 1 billion euros from investors in its second bond auction of the year. Results expected midmorning.
THURSDAY, MARCH 10:
Washington _ President Barack Obama hosts a White House conference on preventing school bullying.
Washington _ Director of National Intelligence James Clapper testifies at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on current and future worldwide threats to the U.S.
Washington _ Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on information-sharing in the era of WikiLeaks.
Washington _ Housing Secretary Shaun Donovan testifies before a House Appropriations subcommittee.
Washington _ Education Secretary Arne Duncan testifies before a House Appropriations subcommittee.
Washington _ House Agriculture Committee hearing on the impact of federal environmental regulations on agriculture.
Smithfield Foods Inc. releases quarterly financial results.
FRIDAY, MARCH 11:
Washington _ President Barack Obama honors the Chicago Blackhawks for winning hockey's Stanley Cup last season.
SATURDAY, MARCH 12:
Washington _ Annual Gridiron Club dinner, with President Barack Obama expected to attend.