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Posted at 6:30 AM ET, 12/16/2010

Economic agenda: Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010

By Mike Shepard

At 8:30 a.m. -- The Commerce Department releases data on new home construction in November.

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

10 a.m. -- The Congressional Oversight Panel, created to oversee the expenditure of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), holds a hearing. Participants include Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner.

2:30 p.m. --The Federal Reserve System Board of Governors holds a public meeting to discuss proposed rules governing debit card interchange fees and routing.

By Mike Shepard  | December 16, 2010; 6:30 AM ET
Categories:  *Economic agenda  | Tags:  TARP, debit card, debit cards, new home construction  
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