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The week ahead: Fed chair Janet Yellen will testify on Capitol Hill

Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen will appear Wednesday before the House financial services committee and Thursday before the Senate banking committee.
Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen will appear Wednesday before the House financial services committee and Thursday before the Senate banking committee. The Associated Press

MONDAY: Treasury securities auction.

TUESDAY: Wholesale trade; NFIB small business optimism index; earnings from Coca-Cola, Goodyear, Highwoods Properties, Panera, Walt Disney.

WEDNESDAY: Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen testifies before the House financial services committee; mortgage applications; earnings from Euronet Worldwide, O’Reilly Automotive.

THURSDAY: Yellen testifies before the Senate banking committee; initial jobless claims; Bloomberg consumer comfort index; earnings from PepsiCo, Quintiles.

FRIDAY: Retail sales; consumer sentiment; import and export prices; business inventories.

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