AP National News Calendar

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Posted: May 13, 2011 4:26 PM
AP National News Calendar

Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of May 15-21, 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: Treasury releases international money flows data for March, 9 a.m.; National Association of Home Builders releases housing market index for May, 10 a.m.

TUESDAY: Commerce Department releases housing starts for April, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases industrial production for April, 9:15 a.m.; Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs subcommittee hearing on the Postal Service's financial crisis.

WEDNESDAY: Federal Reserve releases minutes from April interest rate meeting.

THURSDAY: Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for April, 10 a.m.

FRIDAY: No events of note.

SATURDAY: No events of note.

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SUNDAY, MAY 15:

No events of note.

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MONDAY, MAY 16:

President Barack Obama honors the NCAA champion Connecticut men's basketball team at the White House and gives the commencement address at Booker T. Washington High School in Memphis, Tenn.

Washington _ Supreme Court issues orders and opinions.

Washington _ House on break until May 23.

Brussels _ Eurozone finance ministers meeting in Brussels. Due to approve Portugal bailout.

J.C. Penney Co. releases quarterly financial results.

Lowe's Cos. Inc. releases quarterly financial results.

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TUESDAY, MAY 17:

Washington _ President Barack Obama meets with King Abdullah II of Jordan.

Washington _ Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Pakistan.

Washington _ Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs subcommittee hearing on the Postal Service's financial crisis.

EU finance ministers meet in Brussels.

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

Home Depot Inc. releases quarterly financial results.

Saks Inc. releases quarterly financial results.

TJX Cos. releases quarterly financial results.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. releases quarterly financial results.

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WEDNESDAY, MAY 18:

President Barack Obama gives the commencement address at the Coast Guard Academy and attends a Democratic fundraiser in Boston.

Madrid _ Spain's Treasury holds short-term bond auction.

Brussels _ Many EU finance ministers, central bankers meet in Brussels conference on economy.

Lisbon _ Cash-strapped Portugal aims to raise up to 1 billion euros in an auction of 2-month Treasury bills as it awaits news of when it might get the first part of its promised 78-billion-euro bailout. Results expected mid-morning.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. releases quarterly financial results.

Deere & Co. releases quarterly financial results.

Hewlett-Packard Co. releases quarterly financial results after the market closes.

Limited Brands Inc. releases quarterly financial results after the market closes.

Staples Inc. releases quarterly financial results.

Target Corp. releases quarterly financial results.

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THURSDAY, MAY 19:

Washington _ Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on intelligence agencies' reform 10 years after the Sept. 11 attacks.

Washington _ Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee hearing on the Ivory Coast.

New York _ Conference Board releases leading indicators for April, 10 a.m.

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

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

Sears Holding Corp. releases quarterly financial results.

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FRIDAY, MAY 20:

Washington _ President Barack Obama meets with Israel's prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu.

First lady Michelle Obama speaks at graduation banquet at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

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SATURDAY, MAY 21:

No events of note.