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Economic agenda: Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010

At 8:30 a.m. -- The Labor Department releases data on weekly claims for jobless benefits.

At 10 a.m. - Republican leaders are scheduled to formally release their Agenda for America, a set of policy prescriptions aimed at reviving the economy. The announcement will take place at a lumber company in Sterling.

At 10 a.m. -- The National Association of Realtors released data on sales of previously owned homes in August. Analysts surveyed by Bloomberg expect an increase of 7.1 percent from July.

At 10 a.m. -- The Conference Board releases its index of leading economic indicators for August. Economists are expecting an increase of 0.1 percent from July. .

At 10 a.m. - The Senate Banking Committee holds a hearing to review the Federal Housing Administration's performance and future outlook. Witnesses include FHA Commissioner David Stevens.

At 10 a.m. - The Senate Commerce Committee holds a hearing on building a national public safety telecommunications network. Witnesses include retired Adm. James Barnett Jr., chief of the Federal Communications Commission's Public Safety Bureau.

By Mike Shepard  | September 23, 2010; 5:15 AM ET
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