Aug. 23-27, 2004

23 Monday

House Financial Services Committee holds hearing on terrorist financing and money laundering.

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants opens a two-day conference on government accounting.

AFL-CIO President John J. Sweeney and Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) lead protest at the Department of Labor as new overtime regulations go into force.

24 Tuesday

Phi Delta Kappa International releases its 36th annual Gallup Poll on attitudes toward public schools.

H&R Block, H.J. Heinz issue quarterly reports.

Economic indicators: July existing home sales.

25 Wednesday

Center for Immigration Studies releases study on the impact of illegal immigration on the federal budget.

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Jack Guynn speaks on the economy in Atlanta.

Economic indicators: July durable goods orders, July new home sales.

26 Thursday

The U.S. Census Bureau releases its annual reports on median income changes, the national poverty rate and the number of uninsured.

Employment Policy Foundation releases its annual report on the American workplace in a global economy.

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts issues quarterly report.

27 Friday

Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan speaks on global demographic changes in Jackson Hole, Wyo.

Economic indicators: Second-quarter gross domestic product, July personal income changes, University of Michigan consumer confidence survey.