Futures and Options

Saturday, February 12, 2011; 3:00 PM

Monday

}House Judiciary hearing on role of public pensions in state bankruptcies.

}Valentine's Day.

}National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners opens five-day meeting, Renaissance Hotel.

}Center for Global Development holds talk on value-added tax.

}American Enterprise Institute holds shadow financial regulatory committee briefing.

}Energy Department holds FY2012 budget briefing with Secretary Chu.

Tuesday

}Senate Budget and Finance begin multiday hearings on Obama's proposed budget for FY2012. Geithner testifies.

}Senate environment panel hearing on green jobs and trade.

}House Financial Services hearing on market and economic implications of Frank-Dodd law.

}House Energy and Commerce hearing on environmental regulations and the economy.

}House Judiciary hearing on net neutrality and antitrust.

}House Financial Services panel on legal expenses of Fannie and Freddie.

}Small Business Administration holds forum on minority women-owned businesses.

}Cato Institute holds forum on constitutionality of Frank-Dodd.

}Retail sales figures announced;

National Association of Home Builders housing market index released.

Wednesday

}Senate Energy hearing on FY2012 budget.

}House Ways and Means hearing on FY2012 budget proposal; Sebelius testifies.

}House Energy and Commerce hearing on Net Neutrality; Genachowski, FCC commissioners testify.

}House Financial Services hearing on federal barriers to housing market recovery.

}Alliance to Save Energy forum on clean energy economy; Lugar, Engler, Shaheen, Warner to speak.

}Housing starts report.

}Industrial production report.

Thursday

}Senate Agriculture hearing on growing America's economy; Vilsack testifies.

}Consumer Price Index report.

}Jobless claims reported.

}Philadelphia Fed survey on business outlook released.

Friday

}Bernanke to speak at Paris conference about global imbalances and financial instability.

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