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AP National News Calendar

September 21, 2018

Eds: Major scheduled events for the week Sept 23-29. 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: Standard & Poor’s releases S&P/Case-Shiller index of home prices for July, 9 a.m.; The Conference Board releases the Consumer Confidence Index for September, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve policymakers begin a two-day meeting to set interest rates.

WEDNESDAY: Commerce Department releases new home sales for August, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve policymakers meet to set interest rates, statement scheduled for 2 p.m.

THURSDAY: Commerce Department releases durable goods for August, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases second-quarter gross domestic product, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; National Association of Realtors releases pending home sales index for August, 10 a.m.

FRIDAY: Commerce Department releases personal income and spending for August, 8:30 a.m.

SATURDAY: No events of note.


SUNDAY, Sept. 23

No events of note.


MONDAY, Sept. 24

President Donald Trump attends the U.N. General Assembly, through Sept. 26.

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


TUESDAY, Sept. 25

Washington — Justice Department meeting with state attorneys general on concerns about whether social media companies are “stifling the free exchange of ideas.”



Washington — Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing on safeguards for consumer data privacy. Among those scheduled to testify are executive from AT&T, Amazon, Google, Twitter and Apple.

Washington — House Education and the Workforce Committee hearing on First Amendment rights on campus.

Washington — House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on Myanmar’s crackdown on Rohingya Muslims.

Washington — House Foreign Affairs subcommittee hearing on Iranian proxies in Iraq.

Washington — House Foreign Affairs subcommittee hearing on China’s crackdown on Uighurs, one of the country’s Muslim minorities.


THURSDAY, Sept. 27

Washington — House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., speaks at the National Press Club.

Washington — House Homeland Security subcommittee hearing on threats to aviation security.

Washington — House Judiciary subcommittee hearing on sports betting.

Washington — House Foreign Affairs subcommittee hearing on China’s policy toward religious faiths.

Washington — House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on the media marketplace.


FRIDAY, Sept. 28

Washington — President Donald Trump meets with Chile’s president, Sebastián Piñera.


SATURDAY, Sept. 29

No events of note.

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