Saturday, January 29, 2011;
} 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.Tuesday
} 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.
} EPA opens two-day summit on bed bugs, Georgetown University Hotel.Thursday
} Ben Bernanke speaks at National Press Club on economic outlook.
} Senate Energy and Natural Resources committee hearing on energy and oil market outlook.
} Senate Budget Committee hearing on challenges for economic recovery.
} Release of Q4 productivity data, December factory orders and January chain-store sales.
} ISM releases index of service sector activity in January.
} National Prayer Breakfast, Hilton Washington.Friday
} January jobs report released.