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March 15, 2019

Eds: Major scheduled events for the week March 17-23. Note that many events are subject to change at the last minute.

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

SUNDAY: No events of note.

MONDAY: No events of note.

TUESDAY: Federal Reserve policymakers begin a two-day meeting to set interest rates. NOTE: The Commerce Department is postponing the release of housing starts for September.

WEDNESDAY: Federal Reserve policymakers meet to set interest rates; statement and projections due at 2:00 p.m.

THURSDAY: National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for February, 10 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m. NOTE: The Commerce Department is postponing the release of the current account trade measure for the fourth quarter.

FRIDAY: Treasury releases federal budget February, 2 p.m.

SATURDAY: No events of note.

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SUNDAY, March 17

No events of note.

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MONDAY, March 18

Washington — Supreme Court hears arguments and issues orders.

Washington — Congress on break until the week of March 25.

National Association of Home Builders releases housing market index for March, 10 a.m.

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TUESDAY, March 19

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visits Kuwait, Israel and Lebanon, through March 23.

Washington — Supreme Court hears arguments.

Washington — President Donald Trump meets with Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro.

FedEx reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.

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WEDNESDAY, March 20

President Donald Trump visits Lima, Ohio, and holds a fundraiser in Canton.

Washington — Supreme Court hears arguments.

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THURSDAY, March 21

No events of note.

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FRIDAY, March 22

No events of note.

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SATURDAY, March 23

No events of note.