Oct. 24-28, 2005

24 Monday

Hudson Institute hosts forum on immigration and the economy.

American Enterprise Institute hosts forum on regulating mutual funds.

National Press Club hosts forum on hydrogen-fueled cars.

Merck, Schering-Plough, Texas Instruments issue quarterly reports.

25 Tuesday

Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department hold workshop on competition in the real estate industry.

Senate Appropriations panel holds hearing on oil and gas drilling on federal lands.

Northern Virginia Technology Council hosts forum on venture capital markets at the McLean Hilton.

Heritage Foundation hosts forum on telecommunications reform.

BellSouth, DuPont, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, U.S. Steel issue quarterly reports.

Economic indicators: September existing home sales, consumer confidence.

26 Wednesday

Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan speaks at Kansas City Fed.

House may take up Fannie Mae-Freddie Mac legislation.

Heritage Foundation hosts forum with Sen. John McCain on reducing federal spending.

Virginia Biotechnology Association and the Technology Council of Maryland hosts investors conference at Ronald Reagan Building.

CACI, CSX, Lucent, Sprint Nextel issue quarterly reports.

27 Thursday

Senate Banking Committee holds hearings on banks and international remittances.

ExxonMobil, Hilton, Microsoft, Raytheon, Verizon, XM Satellite Radio issue quarterly reports.

Economic indicators: September durable goods, new home sales.

28 Friday

Economic indicators: Q3 GDP, October consumer sentiment.