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October 8, 2018

DC Catalysts and Events

October 8-12


MACRO
Thurs @ 8am: U.S. consumer price index release, expected at 2.4%


FINANCIALS
Tues @ 9am: Online Lending Policy Institute summit
Wed @ 4pm: Atlantic Council event on cyber risks & financial stability
Wed @ 9am: FDIC Advisory Committee on Community Banking meeting
Thurs @ 9:30am: SEC’s Clayton discusses reference rate reform
Thurs @ 10am: Senate Banking hearing on cryptocurrency
Fri @ 12pm: Aspen Institute event on debt-financed homeownership


HEALTH CARE
Wed @ 8am: The National Academy of Sciences workshop on global obesity
Wed @ 8am: Alliance for Health Policy aging summit  
Wed @ 8am: FDA Meeting of Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee 
Wed @ 3pm: CSIS & KFF discussion on disease and the U.N.
Wed @ 6pm: The Woodrow Wilson Center discussion on USMCA
Thurs-Fri (all day): FDA Meeting of the Anesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products Committee
Thurs @ 10:30am: CSIS discussion on global nutrition investments 
UpcomingMedicare Advantage Open Enrollment October 15 - December 7, 2018


TELECOM, MEDIA & TECHNOLOGY
Wed @ 10am: Senate Commerce Privacy Hearing: GDPR & CCPA
Thurs-Fri (all day): FCC Wireless Infrastructure Annual Workshop
Thurs  8:15am: Open Markets event on monopoly power ft. Sen. Warner (D-VA)
Fri @ 10:30am: Brookings event on “Governing the digital economy”


ENERGY
Tues @ 10am: Brookings discussion on China’s environmental agenda
Wed @ 8:30am: UChicago Energy Policy Inst. conference on clean energy innovation
Thurs @ 10am: Senate ENR hearing on Blackstart
Thurs @ 2:30pm: Third Way and World Resources Inst. briefing on UN IPCC report


INDUSTRIALS & TRADE
Mon @ 3pm: Brookings event on Protectionism, Trade War, and Regional FTAs
Thurs @ 8am: USDA World Ag Supply & Demand Estimates Released
Thurs @ 2pm: CSIS event on “China’s Turbulent Aircraft Sector”
Fri @ 10am: CSIS event on "The WTO: Looking Forward"


DEFENSE
Mon-Wed: Association of the U.S. Army Annual (AUSA) Conference
Wed @ 9:30am: SASC hearing on Air Force Readiness
Wed @ 2:30pm:Defense Innovation Board Public Meeting
Thurs (all day): Jamestown China Defense & Security Conference