AP National News Calendar

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Posted: May 06, 2011 5:50 PM
AP National News Calendar

Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of May 8-14, 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: No events of note.

TUESDAY: Commerce Department releases wholesale trade inventories for March, 10 a.m.; Vice President Joe Biden holds next round of budget talks with members of Congress; Senate Finance Committee hearing on Social Security.

WEDNESDAY: Commerce Department releases international trade for March, 8:30 a.m.; Labor Department releases job openings and labor turnover survey for March, 10 a.m.; Treasury releases federal budget for April, 2 p.m.; Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on the proposed AT&T/T-Mobile merger; Senate Finance Committee hearing on the U.S.-Colombia free trade agreement; House Transportation and Infrastructure subcommittee hearing on surface mining and its impact on the Appalachian economy.

THURSDAY: Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases retail sales for April, 8:30 a.m.; Labor Department releases the Producer Price Index for April, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases business inventories for March, 10 a.m.; President Barack Obama holds a town hall meeting on the economy.

FRIDAY: Labor Department releases Consumer Price Index for April, 8:30 a.m.

SATURDAY: No events of note.

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SUNDAY, MAY 8:

No events of note.

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MONDAY, MAY 9:

Washington _ Supreme Court on break until May 16.

Washington _ Scheduled start of federal trial involving $110 million lawsuit filed by the daughter of the late owner of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus, against her brother for assault when they came together in the Jewish rite of sitting shiva for their dead aunt.

Washington _ U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue, through May 10.

Activision Blizzard Inc. releases quarterly financial results after the market closes. Tyson Foods Inc. releases quarterly financial results.

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TUESDAY, MAY 10:

President Barack Obama visits El Paso and Austin, Texas.

Washington _ Vice President Joe Biden holds next round of budget talks with members of Congress.

Washington _ Senate Finance Committee hearing on Social Security.

Washington _ Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on mobile devices and consumer privacy.

Washington _ Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing on port security.

Washington _ Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Afghanistan.

Walt Disney Co. releases quarterly financial results after the market closes. Wendy's/Arby's Group Inc. releases quarterly financial results.

Toyota Motor Corp. releases quarterly financial results.

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WEDNESDAY, MAY 11:

Washington _ President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama celebrate American poetry and prose with a gathering of poets, musicians and artists at the White House.

Washington _ Senate Finance Committee hearing on the U.S.-Colombia free trade agreement.

Washington _ House Transportation and Infrastructure subcommittee hearing on surface mining and its impact on the Appalachian economy.

Washington _ Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on the proposed AT&T/T-Mobile merger.

Cisco Systems Inc. releases quarterly financial results after the market closes.

Macy's Inc. releases quarterly financial results.

Steel maker Arcelor Mittal releases quarterly financial results.

Athens _ The country's largest union plans to hold a 24-hour general strike expected to halt or disrupt most public services, in the latest protest against austerity measures in the crisis-hit eurozone country.

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THURSDAY, MAY 12:

Washington _ President Barack Obama holds a town hall meeting on the economy.

Washington _ Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on whether intelligence agency changes made after the Sept. 11 attacks are working.

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

Kohl's Corp. releases quarterly financial results.

Nordstrom Inc. releases quarterly financial results after the market closes.

Sony Corp. releases quarterly financial results.

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FRIDAY, MAY 13:

Brussels _ European Commission releases biannual economic forecast.

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SATURDAY, MAY 14:

No events of note.