Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of Aug-Aug 19-25. Note that many events are subject to change at the last minute.
The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times EST), unless otherwise noted:
SUNDAY: No events of note.
MONDAY: No events of note.
TUESDAY: No events of note
WEDNESDAY: National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for July, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases minutes from its July interest-rate meeting. Target reports quarterly financial results before the market open.
THURSDAY: The Commerce Department releases new home sales data for July, 10 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.
FRIDAY: The Commerce Department releases durable goods data for July, 8:30 a.m.
SATURDAY: No events of note.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 19
No events of note.
MONDAY, AUGUST 20
First lady Melania Trump plans to address a cyberbullying summit in Rockville, Maryland.
Washington — House scheduled to be on break until Sept.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 21
President Donald Trump holds a political rally in Charleston, West Virginia.
Washington — Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on Medicaid fraud.
Washington — Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on U.S.-Russia relations.
Washington — Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on Russian sanctions.
Washington — Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on cyberthreats to U.S. infrastructure.
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22
Washington — President Donald Trump bestows the Medal of Honor to an Air Force sergeant credited with saving the lives of service members on a mountain in Afghanistan in 2002. Tech. Sgt. John A. Chapman was killed during the operation.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 23
Vice President Mike Pence visits the Johnson Space Center in Houston to discuss the future of human space exploration.
Washington — Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, testifies before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 24
President Donald Trump attends a fundraiser and speaks at a political dinner in Columbus, Ohio.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 25
No events of note.