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July 24, 2014

Thursday, July 24:

WASHINGTON — House Foreign Affairs subcommittee hearing on U.S.-India relations.

WASHINGTON — House Foreign Affairs subcommittee hearing on Egypt.

PARIS — Europe’s human rights court rules on accusations that Poland allowed the CIA to imprison and torture terrorism suspects on its territory. It is the first time the court is judging Europe’s role in the CIA’s “extraordinary renditions” program, which upset many Europeans at the height of former President George W. Bush’s war on terrorism.

GENEVA — Swiss drugmaker Roche reports half-year results Thursday before the opening of trading in Zurich.

MADRID — Spain’s National Statistics Institute releases unemployment figures for the second quarter. The rate edged up to 25.9 percent in the first three months of the year.

HELSINKI — Nokia releases Q2 results.

WASHINGTON — The Senate holds a test vote on a bill to prevent companies from deducting moving expenses when they move jobs abroad just as a wave of corporations reincorporating themselves overseas to avoid U.S. taxes is bubbling up as a partisan issue ahead of the fall election.

WASHINGTON — House Republicans press Obama administration officials on why they rejected Iraq’s urgent requests for counterterrorism assistance several months ago, before an al-Qaeda offshoot overrun a large part of the country.

NEW YORK — Ford Motor Co. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

NEW YORK — Reynolds American Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

NEW YORK — 3M Co. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

NEW YORK — Caterpillar Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

NEW YORK — American Airlines Group Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

NEW YORK — General Motors Co. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

NEW YORK — Southwest Airlines Co. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

NEW YORK — Amazon.com Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.

NEW YORK — Visa Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.

NEW YORK — Starbucks Corp. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.

Friday, July 25:

BEIRUT — Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah scheduled to make a speech marking Jerusalem Day, which falls on the last Friday of Ramadan.

BERLIN — Germany’s Ifo institute releases its monthly business confidence index, a key indicator for Europe’s biggest economy.

PARIS — French dairy and bottled water company Danone reports its half-year earnings.

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama meets with the presidents of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador.

Saturday, July 26:

HAVANA — Cuba marks the 61st anniversary of the failed Moncada barracks uprising, considered the beginning of Fidel and Raul Castro’s revolution.

Sunday, July 27:

No events of note.

Monday, July 28:

TOKYO — Nissan reports fiscal first quarter earnings.

Tuesday, July 29:

FRANKFURT, Germany — Deutsche Bank, Germany’s largest, reports its earnings for the second quarter.

GENEVA — Switzerland’s biggest bank, UBS AG, reports its second quarter results Tuesday before the opening of trading in Zurich.

PARIS — Renault reports first half results.

TOKYO — Honda reports first financial results when the cheap yen is a big boost for Japan’s exporting automakers.

Wednesday, July 30:

MADRID — Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and Catalonia regional government President Artur Mas finally meet for talks aimed at finding some common ground in the dispute over the Catalonian government’s insistence on holding an independence referendum Nov. 9, something Spain has said it won’t allow.

MADRID — Spain’s statistics institute releases second quarter GDP figures. The economy grew at its fastest rate in six years — 0.4 percent — in the first quarter.

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