AP National News Calendar

By Associated Press

Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of Aug 31-Sept. 6. Note that many events are subject to change at the last minute.

The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times EST), unless otherwise noted:

SUNDAY: No events of note.

MONDAY: No events of note.

TUESDAY: Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for August, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases construction spending for July, 10 a.m.

WEDNESDAY: Commerce Department releases factory orders for July, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases Beige Book, 2 p.m.

THURSDAY: Commerce Department releases international trade data for July, 8:30 a.m.; Labor Department releases second-quarter productivity data, 8:30 a.m.; Institute for Supply Management releases its service sector index for August, 10 a.m.; Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; payroll processor ADP releases private-sector employment figures for August, 8:15 a.m.

FRIDAY: Labor Department releases employment data for August, 8:30 a.m.

SATURDAY: No events of note.

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SUNDAY, AUG. 31

No events of note.

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MONDAY, SEPT. 1

President Barack Obama attends a Labor Day event in Milwaukee.

WASHINGTON — Congress on break until the week of Sept. 8.

U.S. stock and bond market is closed for Labor Day.

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TUESDAY, SEPT. 2

President Barack Obama visits Estonia and then attends a NATO summit in Wales, through Sept. 5. Secretary of State John Kerry and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel also plan to attend the summit.

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WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 3

DETROIT — Automakers release vehicle sales for August.

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THURSDAY, SEPT. 4

NEW YORK — Selected chain retailers release August sales.

FRANKFURT, Germany — European Central Bank's governing council meets to set monetary policy for the eurozone.

BERLIN — Germany's Economy Ministry releases July industrial orders figures for Europe's biggest economy.

BILLUND, Denmark — Privately held toy maker Lego presents results for first part of 2014.

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FRIDAY, SEPT. 5

BERLIN — Germany's Economy Ministry releases July industrial production figures for Europe's biggest economy.

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SATURDAY, SEPT. 6

No events of note.

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