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AP National News Calendar

Friday - 3/7/2014, 4:30pm  ET

The Associated Press

Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of March 9-15. Note that many events 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 January, 10 a.m. Eastern; Labor Department releases job openings and labor turnover survey for January, 10 a.m.

WEDNESDAY: Treasury releases federal budget for February, 2 p.m.

THURSDAY: Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases retail sales data for February, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases business inventories for January, 10 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.

FRIDAY: Labor Department releases the Producer Price Index for February, 8:30 a.m.

SATURDAY: No events of note.

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SUNDAY, MARCH 9

No events of note.

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MONDAY, MARCH 10

Vice President Joe Biden visits Chile and the Dominican Republic this week.

WASHINGTON -- Supreme Court issues orders.

WASHINGTON -- National League of Cities' conference, through March 12.

TOKYO -- GDP revision, Bank of Japan policy meeting begins.

BRUSSELS -- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi is testifying at a European Parliament hearing.

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TUESDAY, MARCH 11

WASHINGTON -- Supreme Court on break until March 24.

WASHINGTON -- Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions subcommittee hearing on what the U.S. health care system can learn from other countries.

WASHINGTON -- Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on open government and freedom of information, focusing on the Freedom of Information Act in the digital age.

WASHINGTON -- Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testifies before a House Appropriations subcommittee hearing on the president's budget proposal.

BERLIN -- Germany's Federal Statistical Office releases export and import data for January.

PARIS -- Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development releases an update to its November 2013 Economic Outlook with fresh data on the G7 countries and China.

TOKYO -- Bank of Japan policy statement following two-day policy meeting. On merits.

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12

WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State John Kerry testifies separately before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and a House Appropriations subcommittee about the president's budget proposal.

WASHINGTON -- Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Afghanistan.

WASHINGTON -- Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs subcommittee hearing on Superstorm Sandy recovery.

WASHINGTON -- Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on the minimum wage.

WASHINGTON -- Senate Budget Committee hearing on the president's budget proposal.

WASHINGTON -- Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testifies before the House Ways and Means Committee about the president's budget proposal.

WASHINGTON -- Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx testifies before a House Appropriations subcommittee hearing on the president's budget proposal.

WASHINGTON -- Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew testifies before the House Budget Committee about revenue and economic policy proposals.

WASHINGTON -- House Armed Services subcommittee hearing on information technology and cyberoperations, with testimony from Gen. Keith Alexander, head of the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command.

FRANKFURT, Germany -- Mail, express delivery and freight company Deutsche Post DHL reports full-year earnings figures.

GENEVA -- The global airline industry releases its updated 2014 financial outlook, analysis of global air transport industry, and latest regional financial forecasts.

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THURSDAY, MARCH 13

WASHINGTON -- Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey testify before a House Appropriations subcommittee about the president's budget proposal.

WASHINGTON -- Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the Keystone XL pipeline.

WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State John Kerry testifies before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on the president's budget proposal.

WASHINGTON -- Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx testifies before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on the president's budget proposal.

WASHINGTON -- Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan testifies before a House Appropriations subcommittee about the president's budget proposal.

FRANKFURT, Germany -- Automaker Volkswagen AG reports fourth-quarter and full-year earnings figures.

FRANKFURT, Germany -- German airline Lufthansa reports fourth-quarter and full-year earnings figures.

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FRIDAY, MARCH 14

WASHINGTON -- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack testifies before a House Appropriations subcommittee about the president's budget proposal.

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SATURDAY, MARCH 15

No events of note.


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