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Futures and options: What's happening

Saturday, March 19, 2011; 8:20 PM

Monday

}Two-day IA Compliance Best Practices Summit opens; Omni Shoreham Hotel; Matt Taibbi to participate.

}International Economic Development Council forum through Tuesday; Westin Alexandria.

}House not in session.

}House Education hearing on role of higher education in reviving the economy; various sites nationally.

}World Bank conference on Arab views; Robert Zoellick, the bank's president, to participate.

}Council of Great City Schools conference through Tuesday; Renaissance Mayflower Hotel.

}Information Technology and Innovation Foundation discussion of stagnation and the U.S. economy.

}Cato Institute conference on the health-care law after the first year.

}Center for American Progress hosts screening of "The Flaw," documentary about causes of the financial crisis.

}America's Promise Alliance and Johns Hopkins open three-day conference on education; Marriott Wardman Park.

}Existing home sales report due.

Tuesday

}Heritage Foundation hosts discussion on health-care law, jobs and the economy.

}International Women's Media Foundation opens four-day conference; National Press Club.

}Council on Foreign Relations hosts book discussion on "The Dressmaker of Khair Khana," about an entrepreneur whose business created jobs for women in Kabul; author Gayle Lemmon to participate.

Wednesday

}American Society of International Law opens four-day annual meeting; Ritz Carlton Hotel.

}George Washington University Law School opens two-day environmental law conference.

}Urban Institute and Capital Area Foreclosure Network hold discussion of foreclosure crisis.

}Georgetown University Law sponsors lecture by Angel Gurria, secretary-general of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

}Local Initiatives Support Corp. opens three-day symposium on revitalizing low-income communities; J.W. Marriott.

}New-home sales report due.

Thursday

}EPA opens two-day meeting on board report, economic benefits of renewable energy.

}National Journal and the Atlantic hold summit on homeownership; Newseum.

}Wells Fargo chief economist John Silvia speaks at National Economists Club.

}Durable goods orders report due.

Friday

}GDP data released.

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