By The Associated Press
Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of April 21-27, 2013. Note that many events are subject to change at the last minute.
The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times EDT):
SUNDAY: No events of note.MONDAY: National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for March, 10 a.m. TUESDAY: Commerce Department releases new home sales for March, 10 a.m. WEDNESDAY: Commerce Department releases durable goods for March, 8:30 a.m. THURSDAY: Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; Treasury Secretary Jack Lew testifies before a House Appropriations subcommittee on the president's budget proposal. FRIDAY: Commerce Department releases first-quarter gross domestic product, 8:30 a.m. SATURDAY: No events of note. ___ SUNDAY, April 21 No events of note. ___ MONDAY, April22 Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel visits Israel, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates, through April 27. Secretary of State John Kerry attends NATO foreign ministers' meetings in Brussels, through April 24. Washington â¿¿ Supreme Court hears arguments and issues orders. Washington â¿¿ Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on immigration. Caterpillar Inc. reports quarterly financial results. Halliburton Co. reports quarterly financial results. Hasbro Inc. reports quarterly financial results. Netflix Inc. reports quarterly financial results. ___ TUESDAY, April 23 Washington â¿¿ President Barack Obama hosts the emir of Qatar, Sheik Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani. Washington â¿¿ Supreme Court hears arguments. Washington â¿¿ Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on drones and targeted killings. Washington â¿¿ Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's semiannual report to Congress. Washington â¿¿ Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testifies at Senate Finance Committee hearing on child welfare. Washington â¿¿ Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki testifies before the Senate Budget Committee on the president's budget proposal.