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Posted at 6:30 AM ET, 11/18/2010

Economic agenda: Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010

By Mike Shepard

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

At 9 a.m. -- The Securities and Exchange Commission holds a forum examining the impact on small businesses of the Dodd-Frank financial overhaul enacted over the summer.

At 9:30 a.m. - General Motors executives ring the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange to celebrate the automaker's return to the public markets.

At 10 a.m. - The Conference Board releases its index of leading economic indicators for October.

At 10 a.m. - A House Financial services subcommittee holds a hearing on the nationwide foreclosure mess, with a particular focus on the practice of using "robo-signers" to hastily process paperwork. Witnesses include Elizabeth Duke, member of the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors, and John Walsh, acting comptroller of the currency in the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

By Mike Shepard  | November 18, 2010; 6:30 AM ET
Categories:  *Economic agenda  
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