Economic agenda: Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011
At 9 a.m. -- S&P/Case Shiller release their monthly index of home prices. Economists surveyed by Bloomberg are calling for a 1.6 percent decline in the nation's most closely watched metropolitan areas in November.
At 9 a.m. -- Federal Reserve policymakers meet to discuss interest rate policy.
At 10 a.m. -- The Conference Board releases its index of consumer confidence. Economists surveyed by Bloomberg are calling for a light increase in January, from the current 52.5 to 54.
At 10 a.m. -- The Federal Housing Finance Administration, which regulates mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, issues its monthly index of home prices for November.
At 10 a.m. -- The Securities and Exchange Commission holds a meeting to discuss possible regulations stemming from the Dodd-Frank financial overhaul, including reporting requirements by investment advisers and rules governing shareholder approval of executive pay.
At 10:30 a.m. -- The Federal Communications Commission holds a meeting on developing a nationwide network dedicated to public safety responders.