Business events scheduled for the coming week

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Posted: Mar 04, 2011 2:54 PM
Business events scheduled for the coming week

MONDAY, March 7

WASHINGTON _ Federal Reserve releases consumer credit data for January, 3 p.m.

TUESDAY, March 8

WASHINGTON _ Senate Budget Committee hearing on the report by the presidential deficit commission.

WASHINGTON _ Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood testifies 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 _ Commerce Department releases wholesale trade inventories for January, 10 a.m.

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 _ Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testifies before a House Appropriations subcommittee.

WASHINGTON _ FBI Director Robert Mueller testifies before a House Appropriations subcommittee.

WASHINGTON _ Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood 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 _ Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.

WASHINGTON _ Commerce Department releases international trade for January, 8:30 a.m.

WASHINGTON _ Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.

WASHINGTON _ Treasury releases federal budget for February, 2 p.m.

WASHINGTON _ Housing Secretary Shaun Donovan testifies before a House Appropriations subcommittee.

WASHINGTON _ Education Secretary Arne Duncan testifies before a House Appropriations subcommittee.

Smithfield Foods Inc. releases quarterly financial results.

FRIDAY, March 11

WASHINGTON _ Commerce Department releases retail sales for February, 8:30 a.m.

WASHINGTON _ Commerce Department releases business inventories for January, 10 a.m.

WASHINGTON _ Labor Department releases job openings and labor turnover survey for January, 10 a.m.