DIARY – Today in Washington – Feb. 18

Feb. 18

ALL TIMES IN EST/GMT

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0830/1330: The Labor Dept. issues Producer Price Index for
January; weekly Jobless Claims.

0830/1330: The National Weather Service issues 30-Day
Weather Forecast for March.

1000/1500: The American Petroleum Institute issues Monthly
Statistical Report.

1000/1500: Freddie Mac issues weekly U.S. mortgage rates.

1000/1500: The Conference Board issues Leading Economic
Indicators for January.

1030/1530: The Energy Information Administration issues
weekly U.S. underground natural gas stocks.

1100/1600: EIA issues weekly petroleum stocks and output
data. Note:

1100/1600: The Treasury Dept. weekly announcement of 3- and
6-month bill sale offerings; and announces 2-, 5- and 7-year
note sales.

After 1600/2100: The Investment Company Institute releases
weekly money market mutual fund data.

1630/2130: Federal Reserve releases weekly Money Stock
Measures (H.6); Factors Affecting Reserve Balances (H.4.1); and
Aggregate Reserves of Depository Institutions and the Money
Base (H.3).

TBA: President Obama signs an executive order to establish
a commission with charged with tackling the U.S. deficit.
Erskine Bowles, former chief of staff to President Clinton and
former Sen. Alan Simpson will serve as co-chairs of the
commission.

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DIARY – Federal Reserve Events [FED/DIARY]

U.S. Indicators [US/ECI]

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

Stock Investing

DIARY – Today in Washington – Feb. 18