AP National News Calendar

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Posted: Jul 31, 2015 3:38 PM

Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of August 2-8. Note that many events are subject to change at the last minute.

The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times EDT), unless otherwise noted:

SUNDAY: No events of note.

MONDAY: Commerce Department releases personal income and spending for June, 8:30 a.m.; Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for July, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases construction spending for June, 10 a.m.

TUESDAY: Commerce Department releases factory orders for June, 10 a.m.

WEDNESDAY: Commerce Department releases international trade data for June, 8:30 a.m.; Institute for Supply Management releases its service sector index for July, 10 a.m.

THURSDAY: Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.

FRIDAY: Labor Department releases employment data for July, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases consumer credit data for June, 3 p.m.

SATURDAY: No events of note.

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SUNDAY, AUGUST 2

No events of note.

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MONDAY, AUGUST 3

Secretary of State John Kerry is expected to be in Qatar to meet with Persian Gulf foreign ministers about the Iran nuclear deal.

Kerry then travels to Kuala Lumpur to attend ASEAN Regional Forum, through Aug. 6.

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases personal income and spending and construction spending data for June.

WASHINGTON — Institute for supply management releases its manufacturing index for July.

WASHINGTON — The Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed on a bill to prohibit federal funding of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. At 5:30 p.m., there will be a cloture vote on the motion to proceed to the bill.

Manchester, New Hampshire — The 2016 Voters First Presidential Forum at Saint Anselm College. 2016 Republican candidates scheduled to appear: Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush; Dr. Ben Carson, retired neurosurgeon; New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie; Texas Sen. Ted Cruz; former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina; South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham; Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal; former New York Gov. George Pataki; Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul; former Texas Gov. Rick Perry; Florida Sen. Marco Rubio; former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum; Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.

DETROIT — Automakers release vehicle sales for July.

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TUESDAY, AUGUST 4

Secretary of State John Kerry is to travel to Singapore to meet with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Foreign Minister K. Shanmugam to discuss bilateral and regional issues as Singapore marks 50 years of independence. Kerry will also deliver a speech on the importance of U.S. trade and investment to prosperity in both the East Asia region and the United States.

Kerry will then visit Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Aug. 4-6, to attend the ASEAN Regional Forum

FRANKFURT, Germany — Automaker BMW AG reports second-quarter earnings.

Aetna Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

CVS Health Corp. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

Freddie Mac reports quarterly financial results before the market opens

The Walt Disney Co. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.

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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5

WASHINGTON — Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee holds a hearing on the implications of sanctions relief under the Iran Agreement. Witnesses include Wendy Sherman, undersecretary of state for political affairs; Adam Szubin, acting undersecretary of state of the Treasury for terrorism and financial crimes, former Ambassador Nicholas Burns.

ROME — Italy's largest bank Unicredit announces its second-quarter earnings.

FCA US LLC reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

Tesla Motors Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

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THURSDAY, AUGUST 6

Cleveland — Republican National Committee sanctioned presidential candidate debate. At 5 p.m. EDT, one hour of debate for candidates placing 11 and below in average of 5 national polls; at 6 p.m. EDT, two hours of debate among top 10 candidates.

Aug. 6-7: Secretary of State John Kerry travels to Hanoi to meet with senior Vietnamese officials and mark the 20th anniversary of U.S.-Vietnam diplomatic relations, through Aug. 7.

Aug. 6-9: Atlanta — RedState Gathering of conservatives. Republican speakers include: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker; former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina; Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry; former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush; Florida Sen. Marco Rubio; former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee; Texas Sen. Ted Cruz.

BERLIN — Germany releases June industrial orders figures for Europe's biggest economy.

FRANKFURT, Germany — Adidas AG reports second-quarter earnings.

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FRIDAY, AUGUST 7

BERLIN — Germany releases June industrial production, export and import figures for Europe's biggest economy.

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.

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SATURDAY, AUGUST 8

President Barack Obama is expected to vacation on Martha's Vineyard off the Massachusetts coast, through Aug. 23.

Secretary of State John Kerry travels to Hanoi, Vietnam, where he'll meet with senior Vietnamese officials, including Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh to discuss bilateral and regional issues. He will also participate in an event marking the 20th anniversary of the establishment of U.S.-Vietnam diplomatic relations.