Major business and economic events scheduled for Wednesday:
WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases international trade data for October, 8:30 a.m. Eastern.
WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases new home sales for September and October, 10 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Institute for Supply Management releases its service sector index for November, 10 a.m.
WASHINGTON __ The Federal Reserve releases the Beige Book, its anecdotal snapshot of business conditions around the nation, covering October through mid-November, 2 p.m.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama speaks on the economy at the Center for American Progress.
WASHINGTON — House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on the health care law and Medicare Advantage, the private insurance alternative within Medicare
WASHINGTON — House Ways and Means subcommittee hearing on the health care law.
LISBON, Portugal — Inspectors from Portugal's bailout creditors arrive in Lisbon for a review of the country's progress in restoring fiscal health.
BALI — Trade and economic ministers from more than 100 countries will meet on the resort island of Bali during WTO Ministerial Conference.
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