Monday, October 27
The Treasury will auction $25 billion of 91-day bills and $25 billion of 182-day discount bills. The 91-day bills are dated Oct. 30 and due Jan. 29, 2009, and the 182-day bills are dated Oct. 30 and due April 30, 2009.

New home sales figures for September are released by the Commerce Department.

Tuesday, October 28
The Treasury will auction $34 billion of two-year notes. The notes are dated Oct. 31 and due Oct. 31, 2010.

Consumer confidence figures for October are released by the Conference Board.

The Federal Open Markets Committee begins its two-day meeting on monetary policy.

Wednesday, October 29
Durable goods order, shipment, and inventory figures for September are released by the Commerce Department.

The Federal Open Market Committee concludes its two-day meeting on monetary policy.

Thursday, October 30
The Treasury will auction $24 billion of five-year notes. The  notes are dated Oct. 31 and due Oct. 31, 2013.

Initial jobless claims for the week ending Oct. 25 are released by the Labor Department.

Advance gross domestic product figures for the third quarter are released by the Commerce Department.

Friday, October 31
Personal income and spending figures for September are released by the Commerce Department.

The employment cost index for the third quarter is released by the Labor Department.

Final consumer sentiment figures for October are released by the University of Michigan.

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