August 14, 2011 in Business

Coming up



SPOKANE VALLEY – Biz Buzz, the Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce speed-networking format, will be featured at the Business Connections Breakfast at 7 a.m., Mirabeau Park Hotel Convention Center, 1100 N. Sullivan Road. Cost: $25 in advance; includes breakfast. Register at spokanevalley

Key local and national events in the week ahead. All times Pacific. For a complete local list, see Page E2.


WASHINGTON — Treasury releases international money flow data for June, 9 a.m.; National Association of Home Builders releases housing market index for August, 7 a.m.


WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases housing starts for July, 5:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases industrial production for July, 6:15 a.m.

BERLIN — Germany releases report on second-quarter economic growth.

MADRID — Spain releases report on second-quarter economic growth.


WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases Producer Price Index for July, 5:30 a.m.


WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 5:30 a.m.; Labor Department releases Consumer Price Index for July, 5:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac releases weekly mortgage rates, 7 a.m.; National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for July, 7 a.m.

NEW YORK — Conference Board releases leading indicators for July,

7 a.m.

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