Washington events for July 30 - Aug. 3
Monday, July 30
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner travels to Europe to meet with German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble; a joint news conference is planned following the meeting.
No economic indicators scheduled for release.
Tuesday, July 31
8:30 a.m.: Personal income and consumer spending for June, released by the Labor Department.
9 a.m.: Case-Shiller index of home prices in 20 major cities in May, released by S&P/Case-Shiller.
9 a.m.: Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee begins a two-day meeting on interest rates and the economy.
9:45 a.m.: Chicago PMI on manufacturing activity in the Chicago region in July, released by the Institute for Supply Management.
10 a.m.: Consumer confidence index for July, released by the Conference Board.
10 a.m.: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Chairman Richard Cordray presents the CFPB's semi-annual report to the Senate Banking Committee.
Wednesday, Aug. 1
President Barack Obama does campaign swing through Ohio, Florida and Virginia. First of two days.
8:15 a.m.: ADP employment report for July, released by Automatic Data Processing.
9 a.m.: Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Gary Gensler testifies at hearing on the collapses of MF Global and Peregrine Financial Group and how customer funds can be better protected in the futures market, at the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee.
10 a.m.: ISM report on factory activity in July, released by the Institute for Supply Management.
10 a.m.: Construction spending for June, released by the Commerce Department.
1 p.m.: CFPB Chairman Cordray testifies at hearing on the impact of CFPB regulations on small businesses, at the House Small Business Committee.
2:15 p.m.: Federal Reserve announcement on interest rates and monetary policy.
2:30 p.m.: Hearing on the future of the euro zone, at the Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee on European Affairs.
Thursday, Aug. 2
8:30 a.m.: Weekly jobless claims, released by the Labor Department.
9 a.m.: U.S. Chamber of Commerce briefs on the state of the U.S. economy and the fiscal cliff with Chamber of Commerce's chief economist Martin Regalia and others, at Chamber headquarters.
10 a.m.: Factory orders for June, released by the Commerce Department.
10 a.m.: Hearing on parallel currencies and monetary freedom, at the House Financial Services subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology.
Friday, Aug. 3
8:30 a.m.: Nonfarm payrolls and unemployment report for July, released by the Commerce Department.
10 a.m.: ISM nonmanufacturing index on activity in the services sector in July, released by the Institute for Supply Management.