Business calendar: January 31-February 4
} 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.