}Consumer Federation of America opens two-day national food policy conference; Capital Hilton.

}Future of Music Coalition opens two-day summit; Georgetown University.

}Campaign for America’s Future opens three-day conference; Washington Hilton.

}ISM manufacturing index released.

}Construction spending report.


}Senate Budget hearing on improving the budget process.

}Senate Judiciary hearing on agricultural labor.

}Senate Homeland Security hearing on Medicare Part D, prescription drug benefit.

}Senate Banking hearing on consumer protections and household debt.

}House Financial Services hearing on Fed transparency and QE3.

}House Education hearing on job training.

}House Judiciary hearing on balanced-budget amendment.

}Joint Economic hearing on the economic outlook.

}Financial Services Institute opens two-day summit; Westin Washington.

}Motor vehicle sales report.

}Factory orders report.

}Yum Brands earnings report.


}Senate Banking hearing on federal budget deficit.

}Corporate Council on Africa opens three-day business summit; Omni Shoreham.

}National Academies opens two-day workshop on healthy aging; Holiday Inn Central.

}National Risk Retention Association opens three-day conference; Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City.

}Heritage Foundation hosts two-day conference on the dollar.

}ISM non-manufacturing index released.

}Costco, Monsanto, Ruby Tuesday earnings reports.


}Senate Governmental Affairs hearing on commodities speculation.

}House Ways and Means hearing on assisting the long-term unemployed.

}House Financial Services hearing on response to the housing finance crisis.

}House Homeland Security hearing on cloud computing security.

}House Financial Services hearing on emerging threats to financial stability.

}Xerox chief executive Ursula Burns speaks at Economic Club of Washington.

}IntertechPira opens three-day cleaning products conference; Washington Marriott.

}Constellation earnings report.


}Employment data reported.