Business events scheduled for the coming week

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Posted: Jan 05, 2012 4:26 PM
Business events scheduled for the coming week

MONDAY, Jan. 9

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

BERLIN _ German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets French President Nicolas Sarkozy to discuss the eurozone debt crisis.

BERLIN _ Germany releases export and import data for November and industrial production figures.

TUESDAY, Jan. 10

WASHINGTON _ Commerce Department releases wholesale trade inventories for November, 10 a.m.; Labor Department releases job openings and labor turnover survey for November, 10 a.m.

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 11

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

BERLIN _ Italian Premier Mario Monti meets Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin as part of efforts to calm the eurozone debt crisis.

BERLIN _ Germany releases 2011 growth figures for the country's economy, which is Europe's biggest.

THURSDAY, Jan. 12

WASHINGTON _ Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases retail sales data for December, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases business inventories for November, 10 a.m.; Treasury releases federal budget for December, 2 p.m.

FRANKFURT, Germany _ European Central Bank's governing council meets to set interest rates for the eurozone.

FRIDAY, Jan. 13

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