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Posted on June 14, 2013 at 1:37 PM

Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of June 16-June 22. Note that many events are subject to change at the last minute.

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

SUNDAY: No events of note.

MONDAY: National Association of Home Builders releases housing market index for June, 10 a.m.

TUESDAY: Labor Department releases Consumer Price Index for May, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases housing starts for May, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve policymakers begin a two-day meeting to set interest rates.

WEDNESDAY: Federal Reserve policymakers meet to set interest rates; statement and economic forecast due at 2:00 p.m. Eastern; Chairman Ben Bernanke holds press conference at 2:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: 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 existing home sales for May, 10 a.m.; Conference Board releases leading indicators for May, 10 a.m.

FRIDAY: No events of note.

SATURDAY: No events of note.

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SUNDAY, JUNE 16

No events of note.

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MONDAY, JUNE 17

President Barack Obama attends the summit meeting in Northern Ireland of the Group of Eight leading industrial nations, through June 18. Obama plans to meet with Russia's president, Vladimir Putin, on the sidelines of the G-8 meeting. Obama also visits Germany, through June 19.

Washington — Supreme Court issues orders.

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TUESDAY, JUNE 18

Washington — Senate Finance Committee hearing on health care costs.

Washington — Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee hearing on Zimbabwe.

Washington — Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee hearing on security cooperation with Mexico.

Washington — Education Secretary Arne Duncan testifies about the president's budget proposal before the Senate Budget Committee.

Washington — Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz testifies before the House Science, Space and Technology Committee at a hearing on science and technology priorities.

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

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19

Washington — Gary Pruitt, president and CEO of The Associated Press, speaks at the National Press Club.

Washington — Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing on improving passenger and freight rail safety.

Washington — FBI Director Robert Mueller testifies at an oversight hearing by the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Washington — Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation subcommittee hearing on airline industry consolidation.

FedEx Corp. reports quarterly financial results.

Hennes & Mauritz, the Swedish clothing retailer, reports quarterly financial results.

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THURSDAY, JUNE 20

Washington — Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs subcommittees' hearing on the role of private contractors in U.S. intelligence agencies.

Oracle Corp. reports quarterly financial results.

The Kroger Co. reports quarterly financial results.

Luxembourg — European finance ministers meet to discuss the current financial crisis.

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

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FRIDAY, JUNE 21

Luxembourg — European Union finance ministers meet to discuss the current financial crisis.

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SATURDAY, JUNE 22

No events of note.

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