AP National News Calendar

July 29, 2011 - 6:00 PM

Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of July 31-August 6, 2011. Note that many events, especially court appearances, are subject to change at the last minute.

The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times EST):

SUNDAY: No events of note.

MONDAY: Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for July, 10 a.m. Eastern; Commerce Department releases construction spending for June, 10 a.m.

TUESDAY: Commerce Department releases personal income and spending for June, 8:30 a.m.

WEDNESDAY: Institute for Supply Management releases its service sector index for July, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases factory orders for June, 10 a.m.

THURSDAY: Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs committee hearing on nominee to direct Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.

FRIDAY: Labor Department releases employment data for July, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases consumer credit data for June, 3 p.m.; House Financial Services Committee hearing on exposure of U.S. banks to the European Union's debt crisis.

SATURDAY: No events of note.

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SUNDAY, JULY 31:

No events of note.

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MONDAY, AUGUST 1:

Washington — Opening of six-day Young Americas Foundation hosts rising leaders in the conservative moment at the National Conservative Student Conference.

Washington — Census Bureau releases data on construction spending for June 2011.

Washington — Alliance for Health Reform briefing on Medicaid and health information technology.

Washington — Institute for Supply Management releases manufacturing index for July.

Washington — Brookings Institution discussion on famine in Somalia.

Allstate Corp. reports quarterly financial results.

Humana Inc. reports quarterly financial results.

Japanese automaker Honda reports quarterly financial results.

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TUESDAY, AUGUST 2:

Washington — Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on housing finance.

Washington — Senate Environment and Public Works subcommittees' hearing on nuclear reactor safety.

Washington — Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on health insurance premiums.

Washington — U.S. Helsinki Commission briefing on U.S.-Russian cooperation in fight against alcoholism.

Washington — House Foreign Affairs subcommittee hearing on Taiwan.

Washington — House Foreign Affairs subcommittee hearing on hydrocephalus treatment in Uganda.

Washington — Abu Dhabi Gallup report on U.S. Muslims in the decade since 9/11 attacks.

Washington — Bureau of Economic Analysis releases data on personal income and outlays for June 2011.

Detroit — Automakers release vehicle sales for July.

Archer Daniels Midland Co. reports quarterly financial results.

CBS Corp. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.

Coach Inc. reports quarterly financial results.

Duke Energy Corp. reports quarterly financial results.

Molson Coors Brewing Co. reports quarterly financial results.

Pfizer Inc. reports quarterly financial results.

Japanese automaker Toyota reports quarterly financial results.

German automaker BMW AG reports quarterly financial results.

German mail and global express company Deutsche Post reports quarterly financial results.

British bank Barclays reports quarterly financial results.

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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3:

Washington — Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on cybercrime.

Washington — Census Bureau releases data on Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories and Orders for June.

Washington — Labor Department. releases data on Monthly Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment for June.

Washington — Energy Information Administration releases the Week in Petroleum report.

Washington — Ecology Center releases report on toxic chemicals in children's car seats at www.healthystuff.org

Washington — Young Americas Foundation hosts rising leaders in the conservative moment at the National Conservative Student Conference.

Washington — Center for Sustainable Economies at the United States Institute of Peace hosts a two-day online seminar on reconstruction in countries affected by violent conflict.

Oxon Hill, Md. — Opening of five-day gathering at National Harbor for 40th national convention of Tuskegee Airmen.

Washington — Bipartisan Policy Center hosts discussion of ramifications of the Fukushima incident on U.S. policy.

Washington — Heritage Foundation discussion on European Union.

Washington — Heritage Foundation discussion on the future of U.S.-Taiwan relationship.

Washington — Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on nominee for undersecretary of state for political affairs.

Washington — Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on cybercrime.

Washington — House informational briefing on issue of Burmese child soldiers.

Washington — House Ways and Means subcommittee hearing on energy and tax policies.

Washington — House Financial Services subcommittee hearing on housing and financial programs.

Activision Blizzard Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the market close.

CenturyLink Inc. reports quarterly financial results.

Clorox Corp. reports quarterly financial results.

Comcast Corp. reports quarterly financial results.

Mastercard Inc. reports quarterly financial results.

Time Warner Inc. reports quarterly financial results.

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THURSDAY, AUGUST 4:

Washington — Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs committee hearing on nominee to direct Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.

Washington — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton testifies to House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Washington — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims.

Washington — Center for Sustainable Economies at the United States Institute of Peace hosts a two-day online seminar on reconstruction in countries affected by violent conflict.

Washington — four-day annual convention of American Psychological Association.

Washington — Woodrow Wilson Center and Brookings Institution host discussion of Cuba's emerging market strategy.

Washington — House Ways and Means subcommittee hearing on Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program.

Washington — House Agriculture Committee subcommittee hearing on over-regulation of agricultural biotechnology.

Washington — House Financial Services hearing on Securities and Exchange Commission and reform.

Washington — Education Department meeting of National Assessment Governing Board.

Washington — First meeting of Small Business Administration Council on Underserved Communities.

New York — Retailers release sales data for July

Alpha Natural Resources Inc. reports quarterly financial results.

Cigna Corp. reports quarterly financial results.

CVS Caremark Corp. reports quarterly financial results.

DirecTV reports quarterly financial results.

First Solar Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the markets close.

General Motors Co. reports quarterly financial results.

Kraft Foods Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the markets close.

LinkedIn Corp. reports quarterly financial results after the markets close.

Southwest Airlines Co. reports quarterly financial results.

Netherlands-based Unilever NV, maker of Dove soap and Lipton tea, reports quarterly financial results.

ING Groep NV, the Netherlands' largest private bank, reports quarterly financial results.

German telecommunications company Deutsche Telekom reports quarterly financial results.

German shoemaker Adidas reports quarterly financial results.

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FRIDAY, AUGUST 5:

Washington — House Financial Services Committee hearing on exposure of U.S. banks to the European Union's debt crisis.

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the markets close.

Procter & Gamble Co. reports quarterly financial results.

Viacom Inc. reports quarterly financial results.

German insurer Allianz SE reports quarterly financial results.

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SATURDAY, AUGUST 6:

No events of note.