Week inAdvance
Monday | Jan 4, 2021
Mon Jan 4 OPEC+ meeting on output. | Tue Jan 5 World Bank global economic prospects report. | Wed Jan 6 Electoral College votes certified in the U.S. House of Representatives. FOMC minutes. | Thu Jan 7 U.S. initial jobless claims, Bloomberg consumer comfort, trade balance. | Fri Jan 8 U.S. employment report for December. The monthly U.S. non-farm payrolls will be the main data point to watch this week.

All times are Eastern and subject to change.
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Thursday, Jan 14
INVESTORS market practices industry update
11:30 am - noon
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at the agencies
Wednesday, Jan 6
FEDERAL RESERVE
FOMC (Federal Open Market Committee) December meeting minutes released.
on the hill
Wednesday, Jan 6
U.S. Congress meets to count electoral votes and declare the winner of the 2020 Presidential election. This count, normally just a formality, will likely get held up with allegations of voting fraud, leading to delays.
across the globe
Monday, Jan 4
VIENNA, Austria
OPEC+ alliance energy ministers hold their monthly virtual gathering to decide whether to add as much as 500,000 barrels a day to production.

Monday, Jan 4
GENEVA, Switzerland
The World Health Organization’s vaccine advisory panel holds a closed-door meeting to examine the safety and efficacy data of the BioNTech/Pfizer Covid vaccine. It is expected to issue recommendations later in the week.

Tuesday, Jan 5
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia
The Gulf Cooperation Council summit could lead to a resolution in the lingering dispute between Qatar and its neighbors in a row that has pushed Doha closer to Iran and frustrated the U.S.

Wednesday, Jan 6
LONDON, U.K.
The Bank of England's Andrew Bailey, Sam Woods, Anil Kashyap, and Don Kohn will be questioned by the U.K. Treasury Select Committee about the BOE’s Financial Stability Report.
other events
Monday, Jan 4
LONDON, U.K.
A judge will issue a ruling on whether Julian Assange will be extradited to the U.S. to face charges of conspiring to obtain and disclose classified documents passed to him by former U.S. Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning.

Tuesday, Jan 5
WASHINGTON DC
The World Bank releases its Global Economic Prospects report.

Tuesday, Jan 5
GEORGIA, U.S.
The state of Georgia holds a run-off election for two U.S. Senate seats that will decide control of the chamber.
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