DIARY – Today in Washington – May 6

May 6

ALL TIMES IN EDT/GMT

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0830/1230: Labor Dept. issues Preliminary (1st Estimate)
U.S. Q1 Nonfarm Productivity and Costs; and weekly Jobless
Claims

0830/1230: The USDA releases weekly Export Sales.

0900/1300: Federal Crisis Inquiry Commission hearing on
“The Shadow Banking System” with Treasury Secretary Timothy
Geithner and former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson

0930/1330: CHICAGO – Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke
speaks on “Supervisory Capital Assessment Program” before the
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago 46th Annual Conference on Bank
Structure and Competition

1000/1400 – Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President
Thomas Hoenig testifies before a House Financial Services
oversight and investigations subcommittee hearing, “The End of
Excess (Part One): Reversing Our Addiction to Debt and
Leverage”

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

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

1050/1450: – CHICAGO – Council of Economic Advisers member
Austan Goolsbee and former Federal Reserve Board governor
Randall Kroszner participate in “The Future of the Financial
Services Industry: Structure, Regulation and Performance” panel
before the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago 46th Annual
Conference on Bank Structure and Competition

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

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

1500/1900 United States Trade Representative Ron Kirk gives
keynote address at the East-West Center/U.S. Asia Pacific
Council’s Annual Conference in Washington

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

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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 – May 6