August 28, 2011 in Business

Coming up



SPOKANE – Sustainable September Spokane kick-off luncheon. Third annual event presented by Community- Minded Enterprises featuring several members of the local business community, a welcome address by Mayor Mary Verner, and locally grown and organic foods. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. $35. Tickets: www.brown /event/192580. Information: (509) 209-2625.

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


WASHINGTON – Commerce Department releases personal income and spending for July, 5:30 a.m.


WASHINGTON – Standard & Poor’s releases S&P/Case-Shiller index of home prices for June and the second quarter, 6 a.m.

NEW YORK – The Conference Board releases the Consumer Confidence Index for August, 7 a.m.


WASHINGTON – Commerce Department releases factory orders for July, 7 a.m.


WASHINGTON – Commerce Department releases construction spending for July, 7 a.m.


WASHINGTON – Labor Department releases employment data for August, 5:30 a.m.

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