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Central bankers and economic data are set to dominate Wall Street Friday, as the earnings calendar is mostly lacking in market-moving names.

The session could be all about the

Federal Reserve

, as Governor Fred Mishkin and Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren are scheduled to attend a conference in New York. Also set to make speaking appearances are Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart, Chicago Fed President Charles Evans and St. Louis Fed President William Poole.

Any comments they make on the economy or rates has the potential to move markets, so traders will need to pay close attention as their remarks become known.

Meanwhile, data on personal income and spending, the Chicago purchasing managers' index and the University of Michigan's revised consumer sentiment survey are all on the schedule.

A busy week for earnings will wrap up with

Berkshire Hathaway

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Coeur d'Alene Mines

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Citadel Broadcasting

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( SEPR), among others.


, Marek Fuchs will take a look at the Five Dumbest Things on Wall Street This Week, and Adam Feuerstein will discuss some of the reader reactions to his

recent article on





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