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December 14, 2018

Eds: Major scheduled events for the week Dec. 16-22. 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: National Association of Home Builders releases housing market index for December, 10 a.m.; Treasury releases international money flows data for October, 4 p.m.

TUESDAY: Commerce Department releases housing starts for November, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve policymakers begin a two-day meeting to set interest rates.

WEDNESDAY: Commerce Department releases current account trade deficit for the third quarter, 8:30 a.m.; National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for November, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve policymakers release a statement on interest rates, 2 p.m.

THURSDAY: Mortgage company Freddie Mac releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.

FRIDAY: Commerce Department releases durable goods for November, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases third-quarter gross domestic product, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases personal income and spending for November, 8:30 a.m.

SATURDAY: No events of note.

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SUNDAY, Dec. 16

No events of note.

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MONDAY, Dec. 17

Washington — Supreme Court on break until Jan. 7.

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TUESDAY, Dec. 18

Washington — Sentencing scheduled for former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn in connection with special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation.

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

FedEx reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.

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WEDNESDAY, Dec. 19

Washington — Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on how the legal approach by the U.S. and the European Union to monopolies.

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THURSDAY, Dec. 20

Washington — House Financial Services Committee hearing on the national debt.

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FRIDAY, Dec. 21

Washington — Deadline by day’s end to avoid a partial federal government shutdown.

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SATURDAY, Dec. 22

No events of note.

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