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Published on NewsOK Modified: August 30, 2013 at 12:12 pm •  Published: August 30, 2013
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MONDAY, Sept. 2

U.S. stock and bond market is closed for Labor Day.

TUESDAY, Sept. 3

WASHINGTON — Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for August, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases construction spending for July, 10 a.m.

PARIS — OECD updates its world economic outlook with interim assessment of its May, 2013 forecasts.

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 4

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases international trade data for July, 8:30 a.m.

DETROIT — Automakers release vehicle sales for August.

BRUSSELS — The European Commission, the 28-nation bloc's executive arm, is presenting its draft legislation to strengthen oversight of money-market funds and other so-called shadow banks that make up a sizeable share of the financial sector but aren't bound by the same regulations as banks.

THURSDAY, Sept. 5

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases second-quarter productivity data, 8:30 a.m.; Institute for Supply Management releases its service sector index for August, 10 a.m.; Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.

FRANKFURT, Germany — European Central Bank's governing council meets to set monetary policy for the eurozone.

BERLIN — Economy Ministry releases July industrial orders figures for Germany, Europe's biggest economy.

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Russia hosts two-day summit of G-20 leaders.

PARIS — France reports its second-quarter unemployment figures after the economy grew more than expected, pulling the country out of recession.

FRIDAY, Sept. 6

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases employment data for August, 8:30 a.m.

BERLIN — Economy Ministry releases July industrial production figures for Germany, Europe's biggest economy. Federal Statistical Office releases export and import data for July.

MONDAY, Sept. 9

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve releases consumer credit data for July, 3 p.m.

TUESDAY, Sept. 10

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases job openings and labor turnover survey for July, 10 a.m.

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 11

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases wholesale trade inventories for July, 10 a.m

THURSDAY, Sept. 12

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; Treasury releases federal budget for August, 2 p.m.;

FRIDAY, Sept. 13

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases retail sales data for August, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases business inventories for July, 10 a.m.; Labor Department releases the Producer Price Index for August, 8:30 a.m.

NEW YORK — Selected chain retailers release August sales.

MONDAY, Sept. 16

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve releases industrial production for August, 9:15 a.m.

TUESDAY, Sept. 17

WASHINGTON — National Association of Home Builders releases housing market index for September, 10 a.m.; Labor Department releases Consumer Price Index for August, 8:30 a.m.; .; Federal Reserve policymakers begin a two-day meeting to set interest rates

BERLIN — Germany's ZEW institute releases its monthly investor confidence index for Europe's biggest economy.

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 18

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases housing starts for August, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve policymakers meet to set interest rates.

BRUSSELS — The European Commission, the 28-nation bloc's executive arm, is presenting its draft legislation on financial benchmarks aiming to prevent further manipulation as was revealed in the case of the LIBOR, the critical rate banks use to borrow from each other.

THURSDAY, Sept. 19

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; Conference Board releases leading indicators for August, 10 a.m.; National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for August, 10 a.m.; .; Commerce Department releases current account trade deficit for the second quarter, 8:30 a.m.

FRANKFURT, Germany — Europe's financial stability watchdog, the European Systemic Risk Board, holds a regular quarterly meeting.

FRIDAY, Sept. 20

MONDAY, Sept. 23

TUESDAY, Sept. 24

WASHINGTON — Standard & Poor's releases S&P/Case-Shiller index of home prices for July, 9 a.m.; The Conference Board releases the Consumer Confidence Index for September, 10 a.m.

BERLIN — Germany's Ifo institute releases its monthly index of business confidence, a closely watched indicator for Europe's biggest economy.

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 25

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases new home sales for August, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases durable goods for August, 8:30 a.m.

THURSDAY, Sept. 26

WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; National Association of Realtors releases pending home sales index for August, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases second-quarter gross domestic product, 8:30 a.m.;

FRIDAY, Sept. 27

WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases personal income and spending for August, 8:30 a.m.

MONDAY, Sept. 30