Business calendar: January 31-February 4

Unemployment chart
Saturday, January 29, 2011; 5:16 PM


} Startup America, an event to promote entrepreneurship and featuring Gary Locke, Karen Mills, Gene Sperling, Austan Goolsbee, at Eisenhower building.

} Commerce reports December personal income and consumption data.

} Washington Auto Show continues through Sunday, Convention Center.

} Insured Retirement Institute marketing conference through Tuesday, Washington Hilton.

} American Enterprise Institute talk on U.S. foreign investment in Taiwan.

} National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities holds conference through Wednesday, Hyatt Regency.


} Senate Budget Committee meets on budget and economic outlook.

} Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on foreclosure mediation programs.

} Institute for Supply Management releases index of activity of manufacturing firms.

} U.S. Chamber of Commerce hosts talk on energy costs for consumers.

} Urban Institute hosts discussion on how economics works in the real world, featuring Greg Ip.

} New America Foundation and Yale host talk on community wireless.

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