July 11-15, 2005

11 Monday

Senate Appropriations panel holds hearing on public television funding.

12 Tuesday

White House economic adviser Ben S. Bernanke speaks to American Enterprise Institute on globalization and economic security.

13 Wednesday

Former WorldCom chief Bernard J. Ebbers to be sentenced on security fraud conviction in federal court in Manhattan.

Institute for International Economics hosts forum on global labor markets.

Senate Commerce panel holds hearing on financial health of the airline industry.

Senate Banking Committee holds hearing on money laundering and terror financing.

House Armed Services Committee holds hearing on Chinese firm's possible purchase of Unocal.

Shareholders vote on proposed merger of Nextel and Sprint.

Apple, Advanced Micro Devices, Gannett issue quarterly reports.

Economic indicator: May trade balance.

14 Thursday

Association of Independent Consumer Credit Counseling Agencies opens convention at Hotel Washington.

Federal Trade Commission and Department of Health and Human Services open two-day workshop on marketing food to children.

Senate Banking Committee holds session on terrorism insurance.

Carnegie Endowment hosts forum on India as a new global power.

Knight Ridder, Marriott International, Southwest Airlines, UnitedHealth Group issue quarterly reports.

Economic indicators: June consumer prices, retail sales.

15 Friday

General Electric issues quarterly report.

Economic indicators: June industrial production, consumer sentiment.