- Associated Press - Friday, June 12, 2015

Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of June 14-20. Note that many events are subject to change at the last minute.

The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times EDT), unless otherwise noted:

SUNDAY: No events of note.

MONDAY: Federal Reserve releases industrial production for May, 9:15 a.m.; National Association of Home Builders releases housing market index for June, 10 a.m.

TUESDAY: Commerce Department releases housing starts for May, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve policymakers begin a two-day meeting to set interest rates.

WEDNESDAY: Federal Reserve policymakers meet to set interest rates; statement and economic forecast due at 2 p.m.; press conference at 2:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Labor Department releases Consumer Price Index for May, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases current account trade deficit for the first quarter, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.

FRIDAY: No events of note.

SATURDAY: No events of note.

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SUNDAY, JUNE 14

No events of note.

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MONDAY, JUNE 15

Michelle Obama visits Britain and Italy, through June 21.

WASHINGTON - Supreme Court issues orders.

WASHINGTON - Senate Foreign Relations Committee receives a briefing on the lifting of sanctions against Iran.

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TUESDAY, JUNE 16

WASHINGTON - The House committee investigating the deadly 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, says longtime Hillary Rodham Clinton confidant Sidney Blumenthal will testify in closed session.

WASHINGTON - House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the recent federal data breach.

WASHINGTON - House Homeland Security subcommittee hearing on protecting U.S. transportation systems against terrorists.

WASHINGTON - House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on U.S. interests at the United Nations.

WASHINGTON - House Science, Space and Technology subcommittee hearing on genetically engineered human DNA.

WASHINGTON - Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee hearing on trade and the Asia-Pacific region.

WASHINGTON - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack testifies before the House Education and Workforce Committee about child nutrition assistance and schools.

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17

WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, testify at a House Armed Services Committee hearing on U.S. strategy and policy in the Middle East.

WASHINGTON - House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on alleged chemical weapons use by the Syrian government.

WASHINGTON - House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on drones and commerce.

WASHINGTON - House Foreign Affairs subcommittee hearing on Iran, North Korea and Syria, and nonproliferation.

WASHINGTON - House Foreign Affairs subcommittee hearing on China’s rise.

FedEx reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.

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THURSDAY, JUNE 18

WASHINGTON - Senate Finance Committee hearing on the highway trust fund.

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FRIDAY, JUNE 19

No events of note.

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SATURDAY, JUNE 20

No events of note.


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