Here’s a look at some of the stories Missouri Business Alert is tracking this week:
• Code for KC, a group that brings designers, developers and others together with local government to advance civic-focused tech projects, is hosting a celebration Monday to recognize the projects it launched in 2016 and look ahead to 2017 initiatives.
• The Missouri House Economic Development committee will hold a hearing Tuesday on a proposed “paycheck protection” bill. The measure, called “paycheck deception” by opponents, would require annual permission from public employees for union fees to be deducted from their pay.
• The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City will release the results of its monthly manufacturing survey, providing an update on current manufacturing activity in the Fed’s Tenth District.
Treasury securities auction; earnings from McDonald’s and Yahoo
Existing home sales; earnings from 3M, Alibaba, Johnson & Johnson, Lockheed Martin, UMB Financial and Verizon
Missouri Department of Economic Development Division of Energy meeting; Missouri Housing Development Commission meeting; earnings from AT&T, Boeing, eBay and Qualcomm
International trade in goods; Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index; new home sales; Federal Reserve Bank balance sheet; Kansas City Fed Manufacturing Index; earnings from Alphabet, Blackstone, Comcast, Dow Chemical, Fiat Chrysler, Ford, Intel, PayPal, Southwest Airlines and Starbucks
Durable goods orders; fourth-quarter GDP; earnings from American Airlines, Honeywell and and Siemens
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