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AP National News Calendar

Friday - 4/4/2014, 4:01pm  ET

The Associated Press

Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of April 6-12. 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: Federal Reserve releases consumer credit data for February, 3 p.m.

TUESDAY: Labor Department releases job openings and labor turnover survey for February, 10 a.m.; Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee hearing on biofuels.; Senate Finance Committee hearing on tax preparers.; Senate Budget Committee hearing on tax reform.; House Ways and Means Committee hearing on overhauling tax policy.

WEDNESDAY: Commerce Department releases wholesale trade inventories for February, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases minutes from March interest-rate meeting.; Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger.

THURSDAY: Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; Treasury releases federal budget for March, 2 p.m.

FRIDAY: Labor Department releases the Producer Price Index for March, 8:30 a.m.; Group of 20 finance ministers and central bank chiefs meet.

SATURDAY: No events of note.

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SUNDAY, APRIL 6

No events of note.

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MONDAY, APRIL 7

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel visits Japan, China and Mongolia, through April 10.

WASHINGTON -- Supreme Court issues orders.

WASHINGTON -- U.S., Japanese and South Korea officials meet to discuss North Korea.

BERLIN -- Germany's Economy Ministry releases February industrial production figures for Europe's biggest economy.

Alcoa reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.

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TUESDAY, APRIL 8

WASHINGTON -- Supreme Court on break until April 21.

WASHINGTON -- Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee hearing on biofuels.

WASHINGTON -- Senate Finance Committee hearing on tax preparers.

WASHINGTON -- Senate Budget Committee hearing on tax reform.

WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State John Kerry is scheduled to testify before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the administration's national security and foreign policy priorities in the 2015 budget.

WASHINGTON -- Rajiv Shah, head of the U.S. Agency for International Development, testifies separately before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee and a House Appropriations subcommittee on the president's proposed budget.

WASHINGTON -- House Foreign Affairs subcommittee hearing on U.S. counterterrorism policy.

WASHINGTON -- House Ways and Means Committee hearing on overhauling tax policy.

WASHINGTON -- Attorney General Eric Holder testifies at an oversight hearing by the House Judiciary Committee.

WASHINGTON -- House Armed Services Committee hearing on Russia's military developments.

WASHINGTON -- House Foreign Affairs subcommittee hearing on Lebanon.

WASHINGTON -- Education Secretary Arne Duncan testifies before a House Appropriations subcommittee on the president's proposed budget.

TOKYO -- Bank of Japan monetary policy statement, could involve added stimulus following April 1 tax hike.

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9

President Barack Obama attends a political fundraiser in Houston.

WASHINGTON -- House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on U.S. foreign assistance priorities.

WASHINGTON -- Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on railway safety. Witnesses include Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Deborah Hersman, head of the National Transportation Safety Board.

WASHINGTON -- Labor Secretary Thomas Perez testifies about the president's budget proposal before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee.

WASHINGTON -- Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger.

WASHINGTON -- House Homeland Security Committee hearing on the Boston Marathon bombings.

WASHINGTON -- Rajiv Shah, head of the U.S. Agency for International Development, testifies before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on the administration's development priorities in the 2015 budget.

WASHINGTON -- Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation subcommittee hearing on Mars exploration.

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

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THURSDAY, APRIL 10

President Barack Obama speaks at a civil rights summit at the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library at the University of Texas.

WASHINGTON -- Rajiv Shah, head of the U.S. Agency for International Development, testifies before a Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee on the administration's development priorities in the 2015 budget.

WASHINGTON -- Spring meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund, through April 12.

WASHINGTON -- House Judiciary subcommittee hearing on whether the U.S. should relinquish control of the Internet's address system.

WASHINGTON -- Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on the reliability of the nation's electric grid and security of that system.

NEW YORK -- Selected chain retailers release March sales comparisons.

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FRIDAY, APRIL 11

WASHINGTON -- Group of 20 finance ministers and central bank chiefs meet.

JPMorgan reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

Wells Fargo reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

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SATURDAY, APRIL 12

No events of note.


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