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By The Associated Press
The Associated Press
Friday, March 11, 2011; 3:57 PM

-- Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of March 13-19, 2011. Note that many events, especially court appearances, are subject to change at the last minute.

The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times EST):

SUNDAY: No events of note.

MONDAY: No events of note

TUESDAY: Treasury releases international money flows data for January, 9 a.m.; National Association of Home Builders releases housing market index for March, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve meets to set interest rates.

WEDNESDAY: Labor Department releases the Producer Price Index for February, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases housing starts for February, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases current account trade deficit for the fourth quarter, 8:30 a.m.

THURSDAY: Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Labor Department releases Consumer Price Index for February, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases industrial production for February, 9:15 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.

FRIDAY: No events of note.

SATURDAY: No events of note.

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SUNDAY, MARCH 13:

No events of note.

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MONDAY, MARCH 14:

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton travels to France for meetings with foreign leaders, and visits Egypt and Tunisia for talks with government officials and civic leaders, through March 17.

Washington - President Barack Obama meets with Denmark's prime minister, Lars Lokke Rasmussen.

Washington - Supreme Court on break until March 21.

Tokyo - Bank of England Gov. Mervyn King speaks in Tokyo.

Paris - Foreign ministers of the Group of Eight industrialized countries meet in Paris, hosting the G-8 and G-20 this year.

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TUESDAY, MARCH 15:

Washington - Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Afghanistan. Witnesses include the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, Gen. David Petraeus.

Washington - House Armed Services Committee hearing on Afghanistan. Witnesses include the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, Gen. David Petraeus.

Washington - Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testifies at a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on the housing finance market.

Washington - Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the Freedom of Information Act and ensuring transparency and accountability in the digital age.

Washington - Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing on NASA in the 21st century.

Washington - John Pistole, head of the Transportation Security Administration, testifies before a House Appropriations subcommittee.

Paris - Foreign ministers of the Group of Eight industrialized countries meet in Paris, hosting the G-8 and G-20 this year.

German car maker BMW AG releases 2010 earnings report.

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16:

Washington - Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing on online consumer privacy.

Washington - Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing on the report from the president's oil spill commission.

Washington - Senate Finance Committee hearing on lessons learned from the health care overhaul.

Washington - Senate Foreign Relations Committee holds a closed hearing on Afghanistan. Witnesses include the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, Gen. David Petraeus.

Washington - Senate Foreign Relations Committee holds a closed hearing on Libya.

Washington - House Natural Resources Committee hearing on drilling the Gulf of Mexico.

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THURSDAY, MARCH 17:

Washington - Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on whether the Federal Emergency Management Agency is ready for the next big natural disaster.

Washington - House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on U.S. nonproliferation policy.

Washington - House Natural Resources Committee hearing on gasoline prices.

Washington - Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on putting the new health law into place.

New York - Conference Board releases leading indicators for February, 10 a.m.

FedEx Corp. releases quarterly financial results.

Nike Inc. releases quarterly financial results after the market closes.

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FRIDAY, MARCH 18:

President Barack Obama visits Brazil, Chile and El Salvador, through March 23.

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SATURDAY, MARCH 19:

No events of note.

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