Monday, April 23

  • The Treasury will auction $30 billion of 91-day bills and $28 billion of182-day discount bills. The 91-day bills settle April 26 and are due July 26. The 182-day bills settle April 26 and are due Oct. 25. Currently, there are $47.002 billion of 91-day bills outstanding and no 182-day bills.

 
Tuesday, April 24

  • New home sales figures for March are released by the Commerce Department.
  • Consumer confidence figures for April are released by the Conference Board.
  • The Treasury will auction $35 billion of two-year notes dated April 30 and due April 30, 2014.
  • The Federal Open Market Committee begins its two-day meeting to discuss monetary policy.

 
Wednesday, April 25

  • Durable goods figures for March are released by the Commerce Department.
  • The Federal Open Market Committee concludes its meeting and releases a statement, followed by remarks from Fed chairman Ben Bernanke.
  • The Treasury will auction $35 billion of five-year notes that are dated April 30 and due April 30, 2017.

 
Thursday, April 26

  • Initial jobless claims for the week ending April 21 are released by the Labor Department.
  • Pending home sales for March are released by the National Association of Realtors.
  • The Treasury will auction $29 billion of seven-year notes that are dated April 30 and due April 30, 2019.

 
Friday, April 27

  • Advance estimates for real gross domestic product for the first quarter are released by the Commerce Department.
  • Employment cost index figures for the first quarter are released by the Labor Department.
  • Final consumer sentiment figures for April are released by the University of Michigan.

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