Week inAdvance
Monday | Mar 1, 2021
Mon Mar 1 NY Fed forum on racism and the economy. | Tue Mar 2 SEC nomination hearing. | Wed Mar 3 Fed's Beige Book. Sunak delivers U.K. budget. | Thu Mar 4 China sets policy agenda for 2021. OPEC+ meeting on output. | Fri Mar 5 U.S. jobs report for February.

All times are Eastern and subject to change.
save the date
Thursday, Mar 11
INVESTORS market practices industry update
10:30 - 11 am

Come when you can. Leave when you have to. Take your calls.
at the agencies
Monday, Mar 1
FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF NEW YORK
New York Fed President John Williams speaks at a virtual conference hosted by his bank. Fed Presidents Raphael Bostic (Atlanta), Loretta Mester (Cleveland) and Neel Kashkari (Minneapolis) take part in a virtual panel discussion on racism and the economy, with a focus on housing.

Wednesday, Mar 3
FEDERAL RESERVE
The Fed releases the Beige Book, which is published in advance of meetings of the Federal Open Market Committee.
on the hill
Tuesday, Mar 2
SENATE BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS
Virtual hearing on the following nominations: Gary Gensler, of Maryland, to be a member of the Securities and Exchange Commission; and Rohit Chopra, of the District of Columbia, to be director of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.

Tuesday, Mar 4
SENATE BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS
Virtual hearing on how the financial system hurts workers and widens the racial wealth gap.
across the globe
Monday, Mar 1 -
Tuesday, Mar 2
GENEVA, Switzerland
World Trade Organization general council meets.

Wednesday, Mar 3
LONDON, U.K.
Rishi Sunak, the U.K.’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, delivers his budget to Parliament. He could raise the corporation tax to help fund some of the massive spending accrued during the pandemic.

Wednesday, Mar 3
FRANKFURT, Germany
Third Annual Joint Conference of the Deutsche Bundesbank, European Central Bank, and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago on CCP Risk Management. Participants include Jon Cunliffe, chair of the Bank for International Settlements Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures; and Rostin Behnam, acting chair of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

Thursday, Mar 4
VIENNA, Austria  
OPEC+ holds a virtual ministerial meeting, to decide whether to provide more crude to the market in April. Saudi Arabia and Russia are once again heading into the meeting on opposite sides of a crucial debate about the oil market.

Thursday, Mar 4 -
Friday, Mar 5
BEIJING, China
China's main annual political meetings known as the "Two Sessions." The Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference will be held on Thursday. The 13th National People's Congress on Friday will announce their annual budget, economic growth goals, and detailed targets for 2021, which is the first year of the 14th Five Year Plan. 
other events
Monday, Mar 1 -
Friday, Mar 5
CERAWeek 2021 – "the Super Bowl of energy" – will be virtual and speakers include Bill Gates and John Kerry, who will discuss climate change and electrification.

Tuesday, Mar 2
NEW YORK CITY
The Council on Foreign Relations will virtually host "A Conversation with Lael Brainard," Federal Reserve governor.

Thursday, Mar 4
NEW YORK CITY
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell will hold a virtual "Conversation on the U.S. Economy" at The Wall Street Journal Jobs Summit.

Thursday, Mar 4
WASHINGTON DC
World Bank President David Malpass participates in a virtual event: “Corporate Debt in Developing Countries: Managing a Rising Threat to Global Recovery.”

Thursday, Mar 4
WASHINGTON DC
The Brookings Institution holds an event on women in leadership, featuring Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, director-general of the World Trade Organization, who begins her term this week.

Friday, Mar 5
The February U.S. employment report will provide an update on the speed and direction of the nation’s labor market recovery. Millions of Americans remain unemployed as Covid-19 continues to weigh on the nation’s service sector.
PLEASE JOIN US ON SOCIAL MEDIA
220 x 128 px