Business events scheduled for Wednesday

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Posted: Mar 08, 2011 1:03 PM
Business events scheduled for Wednesday

Major business events and economic events scheduled for Wednesday:

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.

Europe's EADS, the parent company of aircraft maker Airbus, releases annual earnings.

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.