DIARY – Today in Washington – April 22

April 22

ALL TIMES IN EDT/GMT

———————————————————

0830/1230: Labor Dept issues weekly Jobless Claims

0830/1230: USDA releases weekly Export Sales

0900/1300: Press briefing: IMF Managing Director Dominique
Strauss-Kahn

0945/1345: Speech by Canadian Finance Minister Jim
Flaherty at the Bertelsmann Foundation Conference

1000/1400: Freddie Mac issues weekly U.S. mortgage rates

1000/1400: U.S. Federal Housing Finance Agency issues
February home price index

1000/1400: National Association of Realtors issues Existing
Home Sales for March

1000/1400: House Appropriations financial services and
general government subcommittee holds hearing, “Financial
Crisis and TARP (Troubled Asset Relief Program).” Assistant
Treasury Secretary for Financial Stability Herbert Allison; and
TARP Special Inspector General Neil Barofsky

1000/1400: Senate Banking Committee hearing, “China’s
Exchange Rate Policy and Trade Imbalances”

1000/1400: U.S. Federal Housing Finance Agency issues
February home price index

1000/1400: Freddie Mac issues weekly U.S. mortgage rates

1030/1430: EIA issues weekly U.S. underground natural gas
stocks

1100/1500: Treasury Dept makes weekly announcement of 3-
and 6-month bill sale offerings

1145/1545: Press briefing: World Bank President Robert
Zoellick

No set time: The Association of American Railroads issues
Weekly Traffic of Major Railroads

1315/1715: Bertelsmann Foundation conference panel, “Not
Forgotten: Recovery in Developing Nations” with WTO Director
General Pascal Lamy

After 1600/2000: ICI weekly money market mutual fund data

1600/2000 – Bertelsmann Foundation conference panel, “The
Women’s Perspective: a Missed Opportunity in Crisis?” with
Lithuania Finance Minister Ingrida Simonyte

1700/2100 – Angel Gurria, secretary-general of the
Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD),
speaks on “Climate Change and Competitiveness” at event hosted
by the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced
International Studies

1730/2130: Press briefing: Group of 24 Chairman

1730/2130: French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde
participates in “The New Rules: Reform in Transatlantic
Financial Markets” discussion hosted by the Atlantic Council

1730/2130: Omar Zakhilwal, Afghanistan minister of finance,
speaks on “Finding Solutions for Developing Afghanistan” at
event hosted by the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced
International Studies

———————————————————-

DIARY – Federal Reserve Events [FED/DIARY]

U.S. Indicators [US/ECI]

U.S. Treasury new issues calendar [US/C]

Stock Market Research Tools

DIARY – Today in Washington – April 22