Nov. 7-11, 2005

7 Monday

Consumer Bankers Association holds fair lending conference at the Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City.

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants opens conference on banks and savings institutions at the Grand Hyatt.

American Enterprise Institute hosts forum on regulatory oversight.

8 Tuesday

Brookings Institution hosts forum on managing federal employees.

American Antitrust Institute hosts forum on residential real estate at the Westin Grand.

AEI hosts forum on corporate response to dividend tax cuts.

Antitrust Modernization Commission holds meeting on mergers in the new economy at the Federal Trade Commission.

9 Wednesday

American Bar Association opens three-day conference on class-action litigation at the Ritz-Carlton.

Cato Institute hosts forums on farm trade policies and tax reform.

House Commerce panel holds hearing on broadband services.

Senate Commerce and Energy committees hold joint hearing on oil company profits.

10 Thursday

House may take up budget resolution.

Institute for International Economics hosts forum on the corporate tax.

AEI hosts forum on religion and economic life.

Robert Wood Johnson hosts forum on health costs at J.W. Marriott.

Xerox chief executive Anne Mulcahy addresses Economic Club at J.W. Marriott.

Economic indicators: September trade balance, November consumer sentiment.

11 Friday

Veterans Day. Government offices, banks, bond market closed. Stock market open.